To celebrate Women’s History Month, we selected five of our favorite stories about women in the cryosphere: a Japanese woman who was the first woman to summit Mount Everest, a Qashqai activist who lost her life when Iran downed a Ukrainian Airliner earlier this year, an all-female Andean climbing team, a glacier-based educational program for young women, and AGU President and polar scientist Robin Bell.
Andreas Kääb says we need to understand how glaciers are shrinking in order to better adapt to climate change impacts such as changes to water supply, landslides and avalanches.
In previous GlacierHub posts, I’ve written about last chance tourism, but now, I was actually living it. In this story, read about my personal experience on Austerdalsbreen, a Norwegian glacier.
Lillian Melcher tells GlacierHub about her approach to illustrating a new graphic novel that depicts the travels and discoveries of the influential scientist.
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. […]
GlacierHub writer Tsechu Dolma won an Asia Society Youth Award for her work founding the Mountain Resiliency Project. This climate resilience organization supports sustainability and social inclusion in villages in the Nepal Himalayas.
Interviews with two Bhutanese who met with Anthony Bourdain, the television personality and chef who committed suicide in June, during the filming of the last episode of the show before his death. They discussed glaciers as well as Buddhism.
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.