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 […]

Video of the Week: Dogsledding across the Yukon

28 March 2018, by

On this Hump Day, enjoy this twitter thread of multiple short videos from Blair Braverman, a writer and dogsledder from Wisconsin, as she competed in this year’s Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race.

Video of the Week: Fire & Ice on the Mountain

21 March 2018, by

This week, learn how religion and climate change intersect in Peru through “Fire and Ice on the Mountain,” a short documentary film by independent filmmaker and American University professor Bill Gentile. 

Video of the Week: Ice Memory

14 March 2018, by

In a bid to preserve ice cores from some of the world’s most endangered glaciers, scientists are creating a global ice archive sanctuary in Antarctica.

Photo Friday: Exploring the Possibility of Glaciers in Wakanda

9 March 2018, by

The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Black Panther,” is set in the fictional Eastern African nation of Wakanda, which contains their exclusive metal vibranium, but does it contain glaciers?

Lee out in the field at Yellowstone National Park

Leaving No Stone Unturned: An Interview with Yellowstone’s Ice Patch Archaeologist

7 March 2018, by

Craig M. Lee is a renowned researcher in the field of ice patch archaeology. Learn more about his recent work and video on the Greater Yellowstone region.