Tibetan glaciers have shrunk by 15 percent “The study attributes the retreat of glaciers and thawing of frozen earth to global warming, suggesting a significant impact on the water security of the subcontinent. Rivers such as the Brahmaputra have their source on the...Read More
We’ve brought you plenty of posts and updates on the earthquakes and eruptions in Iceland over the past few weeks. The Iceland’s Institute of Earth Science recently published even more photos of researchers surveying Bárðarbunga from the air and from the ground from...Read More
An unusual form of life was recently discovered on a glacier located on a remote island in the Southern Ocean. Signy Island is part of the sub-Antarctic South Orkney Islands, about 600 kilometers northeast of the Antarctic Peninsula and 900 km southeast of Tierra del Fuego....Read More
Two teachers are preparing a model glacier, which they will bring to a major climate demonstration this weekend to illustrate the importance of glacier retreat as a climate change issue. The People’s Climate March will be held on Sunday 21 September. This large event comes just...Read More
Looking for more news and information on glacier research, art and conservation? Check out our collection of links to other websites we like here.
We provide information about current scientific research about glaciers and we offer accounts of communities and organizations who are working to address the challenges brought by glacier retreat, whether through activism, policy and economics, through art, photography, or other means.