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Video of the Week: Massive Calving Event at Helheim Glacier

9 January 2019, by

Watch a video of a glacier calving event at Helheim Glacier in Greenland, large enough to cover lower Manhattan to Midtown in New York City.

Video of the Week: Himalayan Rap

2 January 2019, by

This week’s video features Himalayan rap set in New York City, featuring references to Tsampa, a classic item of Tibetan cuisine.

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.

Video of the Week: ‘Claim the Climate’ Protest in Belgium

12 December 2018, by

This week’s video follows the commencement of the UN Climate Change Conference 2018, COP24. Tens of thousands of protestors raised their voices at the recent “Claim the Climate” march in Belgium.

Video of the Week: Discovery of the Hiawatha Impact Crater

5 December 2018, by

Researchers have discovered an enormous impact crater buried beneath the Hiawatha Glacier in northern Greenland. View Video of the Week to learn more about the Hiawatha Impact Crater. 

Video of the Week: Sherpa Rap

28 November 2018, by

This week, watch Nga Sherpa Hyin, a sherpa rap performed by Tsangpa Sherpa that discusses the importance of culture and language.

Video of the Week: The World Bank’s Human Capital Index

14 November 2018, by

This week, learn about the World Bank’s recently launched Human Capital Index and the importance of investing in human capital.

Video of the Week: Freeski of the Mer de Glace

7 November 2018, by

In this week’s Video of the Week, Sam Favret takes us on a white-knuckle freeski of the Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France. Acrobatic inversions, rotations, and icy wall rides are artfully integrated in a free-flowing ride as natural as the glacier itself.

Video of the Week: Arrowhead Discovered as Glacier Retreats

1 November 2018, by

A researcher walks along a retreating glacier and finds an ancient arrowhead. Watch the video.

Video of the Week: North of Nightfall

24 October 2018, by

This week’s Video of the Week takes place on Axel Heiberg Island in the Arctic Circle, where extreme mountain bikers aim to take on new heights. In the opening few seconds, a man ascends a mountain slope, carrying his bike on his shoulders. The camera pans out, so the viewer can see the vastness of […]

Video of the Week: Comments from IPCC Chair on SR1.5

17 October 2018, by

This week’s Video of the Week features comments from head of IPCC Hoesung Lee regarding the observable effects of climate change on societies and ecosystems following the recent release of the IPCC’s special report, SR1.5.

Video of the Week: Kok Boru (Goat Polo) at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan

26 September 2018, by

In this weeks video of the week check out the sport of Kok Boru at the World Nomad Games held in Kyrgyzstan.