The Rwenzori Mountains—also called the Mountains of the Moon—rest between Uganda’s Nile basin and the immense tropical jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo. With their peaks at 5,109m above sea level, the Rwenzori range is one of the rare tropical locations where glaciers occur. But not for long; climate change is altering every environment on the planet, and these ice-covered mountain tops are thawing fast. The glaciers may be gone in less than 20 years.
We need your help to tell the story of this vanishing world. Vote for our project to help us win the Dos Equis Stay Thirty Grant – a $25,000 prize that will fund our expedition to Africa. You can vote once a day, every day, from today, October 9th until October 30th. Please vote for us, and share this link with as many people as you can via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and carrier pigeon… This is an important story about climate change that needs to be told.
Please vote! Please share! Then, please do it again tomorrow, and the next day, and the next, until October 30th! Thank you for your support!