Posts by Brad Swain

Glacier stories you may have missed – 8/18

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in All Posts, News | 0 comments

Glacier stories you may have missed – 8/18

Spread the News:ShareGlacier tourism could be under threat “Canterbury University geography lecturer Heather Purdie has been monitoring Fox Glacier’s retreat since 2005, focusing on the glacier’s physical changes and how they affect tourist access and safety.” Read more here. Researchers map the world’s glaciers (all 200,000 of them) “The recently completed catalog will help researchers understand the effects of climate change and address water issues of local communities” Read more here. We Are Glacier People Indie Alaska is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. The weekly series captures the diverse and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, these videos present a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska. Read more here.   Spread the...

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Glacier stories you may have missed – 8/11

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in All Posts, Featured Posts, News | 0 comments

Glacier stories you may have missed – 8/11

Spread the News:ShareGlacier Skywalk “Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Glacier Skywalk forms an observation platform with stunning views of the Sunwapta Valley.” Read more here.   Artist launches Kickstarter to Sketch Montana Glaciers “Jonathan Marquis, an avid Missoula outdoorsman, visual artist and graphic designer, wants to put his art skills to work on an environmental documentary project….The page for his “Glacier Drawing Project” lays out his plans in detail.” Read more here.   Ancient ‘Fish Lizard’ Graveyard Discovered Beneath Melting Glacier “Dozens of nearly complete skeletons of prehistoric marine reptiles have been uncovered near a melting glacier in southern Chile” Read more here.   A German Couple Killed in Glacier Accident “A German couple in their 30s died in an accident at the Nigards glacier in Luster in Sogn og Fjordane Sunday afternoon” Read more here. Spread the...

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