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Farmer and mountain guide Saul Luciano Lluya (37) and his wife Lydia, at his home in the Llupa community in rural Huaraz. Saul is suing a German energy company, seeking compensation for shrinking glaciers in Peru. The accelerated melting of the Peruvian glaciers represent a dual threat to the population of the region. In the long term, the disappearance of the glaciers would lead to the end of the water supply, on the other hand, their rapid melting has the potential to cause a catastrophe as avalanches into glacial lagoons can create massive waves, generating mudslides that could be devastating for nearby Huaraz, as happened in 1941, when 2,000 people died.