Video: Melting mountain glaciers reduce water resources in Central Asia
Climate change causes loss of mountain glaciers, which are an integral part of the water resources in many areas in the world. This is the situation also in Central Asia, where water scarcity will significantly increase in the basins of the largest rivers over the following decades. The dwindling water resources are already causing tension between the regions in the area.
Interviewee: Senior research scientist Ari Venäläinen, Finnish Environment Institute
Video length: 3:09 min
Language: Finnish, with English subtitles
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Filmed by: Riku Mesiniemi ja Anna Puustinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute