Photo Friday: Capturing the Glaciers of the Rockies

18 May 2018, by

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.

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.

Mount Rainer’s glacier covered peak even during the summer (Source: Kelly / Instagram)

Mount Rainier: More Than Just A Holiday Destination

4 May 2018, by

Mount Rainier National Park might be a popular vacation spot, but there’s another side to it as well.

Photo of the Calluqueo glacier

Photo Friday: Traversing the Chilean Andes by Bicycle

27 April 2018, by

This Photo Friday, traverse the glaciers of the Chilean Andes with Marcos Cole, a Chilean geographer and mountain guide.

Photo Friday: A Visit to Sajama, Bolivia

20 April 2018, by

This Photo Friday, journey to Sajama, Bolivia, through photos taken by Karina Yager, a professor at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University.

Photo Friday: NASA’s Renewed Operation IceBridge

13 April 2018, by

This Photo Friday, embark on a journey with NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission through recent aerial images of the current state of Greenland’s glaciers, ice sheets and sea ice.

Hard Life by Susheel Shrestha

Photo Friday: The First Annual ‘Mountain Prize’ Award

6 April 2018, by

This Photo Friday, take a peak at photos from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)’s contest winners and finalists. ICIMOD will confer its first-ever Mountain Prize award this year.

Avalanche Strikes Near Russian Glacier

3 April 2018, by

  The rust-colored snow on the glaciated peak of Mount Elbrus in the Russian Caucasus unveiled its bright white interior when it came tumbling down the mountain toward a ski resort parking lot on March 24. Most snowstorms in this region do not lead to avalanches. The trigger in this case was the accumulation of […]

Photo Friday: Vanishing Glaciers by Project Pressure

30 March 2018, by

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.

Image of Mining Truck on the Glacier Highway en route to Brucejack Mine (Source: Nolan/Instagram)

Photo Friday: Brucejack Mine Sacrifices Glaciers for Gold

23 March 2018, by

Gold mining is a booming industry and is usually conducted at remote locations, sometimes near glaciers. Brucejack Mine has located its facilities deep within the Brucejack Peaks, creating roads and transmission lines that cut through the Knipple Glacier.

Artist Diane Burko Shows Us Our World, and It’s Vanishing

20 March 2018, by

An upcoming exhibition at the Rowan University Art Gallery in Glassboro, New Jersey, will feature large-scale paintings and photographs that offer a striking look into the contrasting world of beauty and despair. Artist Diane Burko will have her work on display until April 21, 2018.

IPCC Lead Authors Hike Up to Antisana Glacier in Ecuador

16 March 2018, by

An Ecuadorian glaciologist, Bolívar Cáceres, led a group of IPCC authors on a hike up to Antisana Glacier. They saw páramo wetlands and an automated weather station, and got to explore the glacier itself.