Queen of the Dolomites glacier could vanish within 15 years

Italian scientists warn Marmolada has shrunk 80% in 70 years due to global heating

The largest and most symbolic glacier in the Dolomites could vanish within 15 years because of global heating, Italian scientists have warned.

The 3,343m Marmolada, located on the border of the Trentino and Veneto regions and known as the Queen of the Dolomites, has already lost more than 80% of its volume over the last 70 years.

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