How long will there be melt water?

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This feature has been published in De Groene Amsterdammer – March 2024.

Peru – “Pachamama, Mother Earth, gives us and our alpacas everything we need. Water and food,” says Melchora. “But she is not doing well and that worries me.” Melchora has been noticing the consequences of the ever-expanding climate crisis for about fifteen years. Especially in recent years, the effects of climate change are increasing and are taking their toll on Pachamama. And thus on Melchora and her alpaca’s.

Images: Nicole Franken – Text: Yvonne Dudock

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