Turkey was once home to several large glaciers, many residing in the Taurus mountain range. Over the last few decades, their areas of coverage has decreased tremendously with changes in climate. Very few glaciers exist today.
In striking monochromatic images, Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson shows the poetic beauty of his homeland’s glaciers as they begin to recede in a rapidly warming world.
See Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier from a local’s perspective and how human activities are bringing about rapid changes to Earth’s cryosphere.
Heightened volcanic activity in the Nevados de Chillán prompted Chilean authorities to issue an orange alert in anticipation of an eruption.
Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson hopes to bring attention to melting ice sheets through art installations that make climate change tangible.
This week’s Photo Friday features two, restless glacier-covered volcanoes in Kamchatka, a peninsula lying on the Pacific coast of eastern Russia.
This Photo Friday highlights a helicopter rescue on the world’s highest battlefield, Siachen Glacier.