Venezuela’s La Corona glacier on Humboldt Peak disappears; local weather change blamed | EUROtoday

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CARACAS, Venezuela — The final of Venezuela’s glaciers has disappeared, scientists say, regardless of an uncommon authorities effort to reserve it.

The demise of La Corona, downgraded to an ice area after shrinking from greater than 1,100 acres to lower than 5, makes this South American nation the one one within the Andes vary with out a glacier — however it’s unlikely to be the final. Scientists, who lengthy predicted the tip of La Corona, say warming temperatures will render your complete Northern Andes, which snakes by means of Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador, glacier-free by 2050.