Villagers discover that it is easier to store water in ice than in a reservoir, and less is lost to evaporation.
This story is part of a National Geographic News series on global water issues.
A remote Indian village is responding to global warming-induced water shortages by creating large masses of ice, or "artificial glaciers," to get through the dry spring months. (See a map of the region.)
Located on the western edge of the Tibetan plateau, the village of Skara in the Ladakh region of India is not a common tourist destination. Read more
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