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Ceballo, J. L., et al. 2006. Fast shrinkage of tropical glaciers in Colombia.
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Retreat of the snowcapped volcano of Santa Isabel, Colombia
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Between 1959 and 1996, the snowcapped volcano of Santa Isabel in Colombia showed a 44% decrease in its ice-covered peak. This process of decrease in ice has continued, causing it to lose its attraction as a tourist site, with significant economic consequences.