Glaciers

climate change

Glaciers in One of the World’s Largest Ice Fields Are Rapidly Shrinking

A 2018 report called the “State of the Mountains” details the effects of climate change on an iconic North American mountain range.
Sarah Emerson
10.31.18
climate change

Human-Driven Climate Change Is Literally Making Earth ‘Wobble’

As the planet warms, ice loss at the poles—especially in Greenland—is having an effect on polar motion.
Becky Ferreira
9.26.18
climate change

Glacier National Park Is on Fire

The fire was sparked by a lightning storm and spread by strong winds.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.13.18
Science

Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica’s Blood Falls

The blood red falls tumble out of a glacier 100 feet to a lake below.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.7.18
Extinction Tourism

Tourists Are Flocking to Iceland to See the Glaciers Before They’re Gone

Climate change is fuelling a tourism boom.
Lisa Cumming
4.30.17
climate change

Canada’s Melting Glaciers Are Causing Sea Level Rise Around the World

Canada holds 25 percent of all Arctic ice, only behind Greenland.
Kate Lunau
2.15.17
climate change

This Melting Glacier in Antarctica Could Raise Sea Levels By 11 Feet

The Totten Ice Shelf is melting and it could have significant global impact.
Grennan Milliken
12.17.16
water

The Man Who Wants to Make Artificial Glaciers to Save the Himalayans

Indian scientist Sonam Wangchuk created a method to make artificial glaciers.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.16.16
Motherboard Blog

This Guy Risked Death by Iceberg to Freedive in Antarctica

Chill.
Sarah Emerson
4.13.16
videos

Antarctica’s Weird and Wondrous Blood Falls Houses Tons of Ancient Microbes

Atlas Obscura ponders a subterranean lake and its surreal contents.
Rachel Pick
9.29.15
Melt

If We Burn All the World's Fossil Fuels, We'll Melt Antarctica & Flood the Earth

Scientists have finally answered the 'Antarctica Question,' and the answer is: Stop burning goddam coal and oil.
Brian Merchant
9.11.15
earth

This Simulation Shows the Future of Climate Change for Antarctic Ice Sheets

Researchers used high-res, large-scale computer modelling to estimate ice loss and rise in sea-levels in the West Antarctic.
Emiko Jozuka
8.18.15