Video of the Week: What Glacier Melt Means for Humpback Whales

6 February 2019, by

In our Video of the Week, marine biologists examine how climate change might impact humpback whales in the waters off the coast of Chile. Researchers utilized buoys to gather information on water composition and monitor changes in the whale’s habitat. 

Video of the Week: Kazakhstan’s Tuyuksu Glacier in The New York Times

30 January 2019, by

This week’s Video of the Week takes us to Central Asia, where a New York Times interactive documents ablation of the Tuyuksu Glacier, which supplies fresh water to millions down stream. But for how much longer?

Video of the Week: Cascading Glacier Melt in Northern Pakistan

23 January 2019, by

Our Video of the Week takes place in northern Pakistan, which is home to multiple large glaciers. Many of these glaciers are melting due to climate change, threatening vulnerable nearby communities. 

Video of the Week: Innovative Drone Soars High in the Peruvian Andes

16 January 2019, by

This week’s Video of the Week features newly developed drone technology that allows scientists to capture high-resolution video footage and photographs at peak elevations in the Peruvian Andes. 

NASA Helheim Fjord on GlacierHub

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.