In this week’s Roundup, read about glacier instability in Alaska creating hazards for outdoors enthusiasts, the impact of Europe’s recent heatwave on Swiss glaciers, and a history of Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor.
Glaciers have left a lasting mark on Ithaca, New York, a city whose residents take great pride in the region’s picturesque gorges.
In today’s Video of the Week, watch an energetic grizzly bear slide down a snowfield in Glacier National Park. Located in Montana, the park contains a total of 25 glaciers.
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.
In this week’s Roundup, read about the impact of glacier melt on the diversity of ocean species in Antarctica, Moody’s purchase of a climate data firm, and a podcast about Alaskan glaciers.
National, high-temperature records fell in Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and Luxembourg last month. The high pressure system that brought about the record heat is now causing widespread melting of Greenland’s ice sheet.
One of the world’s leading credit rating agencies acquired last month the Berkeley-based climate analysis firm Four Twenty Seven, signaling growing private sector concern about the climate crisis.
The proglacial lake at the foot of Kiwi Glacier, one of the longest glaciers in the Cariboo Mountains at British Columbia, continues to grow. Increased retreat has resulted in hundreds of icebergs on its lake.
A plaque will recognize the first glacier in Iceland lost to climate change.
The newest official to be appointed to the Interior Department, Robert Wallace brings a background of experience as a Republican staffer, GE lobbyist, and park ranger to a role that will oversee the nation’s glaciers.
Roundup: Gold Mining in Peru, an Animated Film Featuring the Andes Mountains, and a Lunar Simulation in a Swiss Glacier29 July 2019, by Carly Roth
In this week’s roundup, read about gold mining in the highest place permanently inhabited by people, an animated film that highlights environmental harmony and the Andean landscape, and how a Swiss glacier is hosting a simulation of a human settlement in outer space.