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NOW on PBS | On Thin Ice | Preview | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/now/on-thin-ice.html Buy the DVD: http://www.shoppbs.org/entry.point?entry=3529030&source=PBSCS_YOUTUBE_NOWD6516_ONTHINICE:N:DGR:N:N:409:QPBS This video previews the one-hour NOW special, "On Thin Ice" airing April 17 (check local listings) In it, two men go on a remarkable journey high in the Himalayas to investigate threats to global water and food supply. David Brancaccio and environmentalist Conrad Anker -- one of the world's leading high altitude climbers - adventure to the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayan Mountains, the source of the Ganges River, to witness the great melt and its dire consequences first-hand. The two also visit Montana's Glacier National Park to see the striking effects of global warming closer to home and learn how melting glaciers across the world can have a direct impact on food prices in the U.S. Visit http://www.pbs.org/now/on-thin-ice.html right now for a special preview video, David's 12-day travel journal, and amazing photographs from their adventure.
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