In this Aug. 7, 2015, photo a team of scientists climb Sholes Glacier in Mount Baker, Wash. Glaciers on Mount Baker and other mountains in the North Cascades are thinning and retreating. Seven have disappeared over the past three decades, and the overall volume of glaciers in the range, while dozens others are losing mass.
In this Aug. 7, 2015, photo a team of scientists climb Sholes Glacier in Mount Baker, Wash. Glaciers on Mount Baker and other mountains in the North Cascades are thinning and retreating. Seven have disappeared over the past three decades, and the overall volume of glaciers in the range, while dozens others are losing mass. Manuel Valdes AP
In this Aug. 7, 2015, photo a team of scientists climb Sholes Glacier in Mount Baker, Wash. Glaciers on Mount Baker and other mountains in the North Cascades are thinning and retreating. Seven have disappeared over the past three decades, and the overall volume of glaciers in the range, while dozens others are losing mass. Manuel Valdes AP

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August 27, 2015 08:57 PM