“A million” mountain livestock dying of cold in Peru and Bolivia

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The “Ice Age Now” site reports the cold events the mainstream media seems to avoid, and I was troubled when I came across two stray headlines.

Global Warming is suppose to make mountains warmer, and in some cases cause plants and animals to go extinct because they can’t migrate any higher than a mountain’s top. It seems some South American herders did move uphill during the warmer years of the past few decades, and now are paying the price as it is too cold at those altitudes this year.

It should be noted that in Peru the animals dying include alpacas, which are native to the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains. (The person writing the second article obviously isn’t pleased by the Peruvian government.)

“This is a disaster unparalleled in our history. Of course, Ollanta Humala and his court seem to have been unaware. The presidential message of July…

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One thought on ““A million” mountain livestock dying of cold in Peru and Bolivia

  1. Argentina, August 16, 2015. Here is the sign of things to come. In San Juan, Argentina , a group of workers of the Veladero mine in the Andes, found these two guanacos, frozen to death in the snow. Apparently the guanacos looking down mountain refuge in las vegas, which are places where spring water, high temperature and where pastures grow, but on their way they were surprised by the storm and froze to death standing and semitapados (surrounded) by snow. Since the company Barrick, which operates the gold mine Veladero-, reported that when there is temporary, it is common for animals down the mountain in search of refuge, but the snowfall of last week, far surpassed by temporary occurred in at least five years, and left more than a meter and a half of snow in the camp of the mining project and three meters of snow on the road.

    Reader’s comment: Hey Pope, this is what climate change lookes like in Argentina, the country where you came from.

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