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Rising seas, glacial melt, and the spread of invasive species are just a few of the serious environmental challenges threatening communities around the world today. With scientist and National Geographic Explorer Alizé Carrère as our guide, ADAPTATION presents us with examples of the brilliant and surprising ways that communities are adapting to change.

Adaptation

S01E04 · Ice Stupahs of Ladakh

Communities in the arid high-mountain region of Ladakh rely on glacial water to feed streams... More

Communities in the arid high-mountain region of Ladakh rely on glacial water to feed streams and water crops during the spring and summer months. Global warming is dramatically re-shaping the future of these areas. Alizé meets Sonam Wangchuk, a Ladakhi teacher and engineer who has devised an extraordinary method to capture and store excess glacial runoff into magnificent ice pyramids.

9-13-202100:16:02
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