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Icelandic memorial warns future: ‘Only you know if we saved glaciers’

The first of ’s 400 glaciers to be lost to the will be remembered with a memorial plaque – and a sombre warning for the future – to be unveiled by scientists and local people next month.

The former Okjökull glacier, which a century ago covered 15km2 of mountainside in western Iceland, 50m thick, has shrunk to barely 1km2 of ice less than 15m deep and lost its status...

theguardian.com/environment/20

@tuxom "Only you know if we did it" needs to be the rallying cry of pro-environment millennials

@tuxom Dear future: we tried, promise you we did.........

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