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Triglav glacier ice reaches final destination in Beijing

Beijing, 2 February - A sample of the Triglav glacier that has been shipped to Beijing in an awareness-raising campaign has reached its final destination in the Olympic Village, where it will now gradually turn to glacier water to highlight the perilous state of glaciers worldwide.

Beijing, China
A sample of the Triglav glacier at its destination in the Olympic Village in a bid to raise awareness about the perilous state of glaciers worldwide.
Photo: OKS/STA

Beijing, China
A sample of the Triglav glacier reaches its final destination in the Olympic Village in a bid to raise awareness about the perilous state of glaciers worldwide.
Photo: OKS/STA

Beijing, China
A sample of the Triglav glacier reaches its final destination in the Olympic Village in a bid to raise awareness about the perilous state of glaciers.
Photo: OKS/STA

Ljubljana
A container in which a piece of the glacier from Mt Triglav will be taken to from Slovenia to Beijing to be displayed there during the Winter Olympic Games to warn of the impact of global warming on the Alps.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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