This week’s Photo Friday showcases some of our favorite Disney princesses depicted as earth and environmental scientists, including a glaciologist!
Garrett Fisher, writer, photographer, and adventurer, set out to capture the last remaining glaciers of the Rockies. This Photo Friday, view some sample images of his work from his website.
For this week’s Roundup, learn about a new glacier art project involving carving President Trump’s face onto a melting iceberg, Bhutanese yak herders’ perspective of climate change, and the Mountain Institute, Peru, winning the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018.
GlacierHub had the opportunity to interview Bill Gentile and Karsten Paerregaard about the short documentary film, “Fire and Ice on the Mountain.” The film investigates the connections between religion and climate change in Peru.
Annie Smith Peck, born in 1850, was a mountaineer, an educator, and a suffragist, who broke many glass ceilings during her lifetime, including becoming the first woman to conquer Mt. Huascarán. In her latest biography, “A Woman’s Place Is at the Top,” author Hannah Kimberley explores the life of Annie Smith Peck and her efforts to overcome the barriers of gender inequality.
What are some similarities between a glacier and a mint? They are both refreshing and cool. Cleverly naming their transparent mint candy, Fox celebrates the 100th anniversary of their famous “Fox’s Glacier Mints.”
This Photo Friday, view images from “Vanishing Glaciers by Project Pressure,” a touring photographic exhibition being exhibited this week at the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change in Hong Kong.
This work written by Dana J. Graef first appeared last month on SAPIENS. As many glaciers throughout the world are retreating at faster rates, they have become powerful symbols of global warming. But glacial retreat is still an abstract idea for many people, which makes it easy to ignore. What tough questions should we be asking ourselves?