Glaciers are not only melting , but also collapsing in the Third Pole region .In 2016 , two glaciers in the western Third Pole ’ s Aru Mountains collapsed , one after another .The first collapse caused nine human casualties and the loss of hundreds of livestock .YAO and his group were the first scientists to arrive at the scene after the glacier collapse , and have since been working to reveal why and how the glaciers collapsed , as well as trying to understand the impact of the collapses on downstream lakes .Debris from glacier collapse in Aru Co Lake ( Image by LEI Yanbin ).
Previous studies showed that the central and southern Plateau had uplifted to 4.6 km about 40 million years ago , a mainstream consensus in the world . url ： http : / / www . ecns . cn/video / 2020-12-11 / detail-ihaetmvy3495526 . shtml.