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Climate change, tourism threatening mountains

Updated: 2012-10-09 08:06
By Jin Zhu in Beijing and Guo Anfei in Kunming ( China Daily)

Climate change, tourism threatening mountains

The top half of the Yulong Snow Mountain basks in the sun as visitors use telescopes to view the southernmost snow-capped mountain in the Northern Hemisphere, in Yunnan province on March 12. Lin Yiguang / Xinhua

A combination of climate change and booming tourism could cause famous mountain spots in Southwest China's Yunnan province to lose their snow, authorities and experts have warned.

Climate change, tourism threatening mountains

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