Inspiring Girls Expeditions: Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Scientists

26 February 2019, by

The organization is dedicated to encouraging woman to pursue careers in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Photo Friday: Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Art Installation in London

8 February 2019, by

Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson hopes to bring attention to melting ice sheets through art installations that make climate change tangible.

Video of the Week: Reviving the Quechuan Language

19 December 2018, by

Quechua is the native language of the Andes. Colonization nearly erased the oral tradition, but one Quechuan woman is on a mission to preserve her language through literacy.

Inside the Gut of the Patagonian Dragon

28 November 2018, by

The Patagonian Dragon is at the top of the glacier food chain. What it eats and excretes is central to glacier and downstream ecosystems.

GlacierHub’s 3000th Twitter Followers: Both of Them

18 October 2018, by

GlacierHub recently saw our number of Twitter followers pass the 3000 mark. We decided to reach out to the individual who was our 3000th follower. We looked at our list of followers and saw one person in that slot, and then looked again a few minutes later and found someone else at the same place. […]

What the Yak Herders of Northern Bhutan Are Saying About Global Warming

17 October 2018, by

Hardly a country in the world has contributed less atmospheric emissions than Bhutan. Yet its those populations, like Bhutan’s yak herders, which will suffer from climate change first, and most.

Photo Friday: Disney Princesses Grow Up to be Earth Scientists

6 July 2018, by

This week’s Photo Friday showcases some of our favorite Disney princesses depicted as earth and environmental scientists, including a glaciologist!

Photo Friday: Girls on Ice

11 May 2018, by

For this week’s Photo Friday, take a look at the images taken during the “Girls on Ice” expeditions, programs that lead a group of high school girls between the age of 15 and 17 to explore glaciers around the world.

A Woman’s Place Is at the Top: Interview with Hannah Kimberley

12 April 2018, by

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.

Teachers Tackle Climate Change Through Film

13 February 2018, by

High school students at Nederland Middle-Senior High School in Colorado participated recently in an innovative approach, outlined in a report from the National Science Teacher’s Association, to teaching students about climate impacts in their communities. For Nederland students, this meant exploring the nearby Arapaho Glacier which provides their drinking water supply. The Arapaho Glacier is located […]

Photo Friday: Black History Month & Expedition Denali

9 February 2018, by

In honor of Black History Month, this Photo Friday showcases the exciting story of the first all-African American team to climb Denali, the highest peak in North America.

A Cryosphere Tour at the American Museum of Natural History

9 August 2017, by

GlacierHub editor Ben Orlove recently led a cryosphere-centered tour of exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) for 20 female students from high schools in the New York City area. The tour was part of the Brown Scholars program at the AMNH. This program, called BridgeUP: STEM, brings female students with interests in […]