Rising temperatures are melting Himalayan glaciers, including on Mount Everest, where the corpses of dead climbers are waiting to be recovered.
Lil Dicky’s music video Earth has attracted 38 million views on YouTube—and highlights the decline of glacier ecosystems in a warming world.
A new study says glaciers lost more than 9,000 billion tons of ice since 1961, contributing 27 millimeters of sea level rise—18 percent more than past estimates.
President Trump signed into law in March the Natural Resources Management Act, which garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress. Here’s how it could help protect the nation’s glaciers.
In this week’s Roundup, read about a uranium mining proposal in Nepal, how receding glaciers cause cloud formation, and the impact of land use change on the glaciers of Xinjiang, China.
Declining water availability in the Andes inhibits the productiving of the bofedales, which indigenous, pastoral communities rely upon for grazing their llamas and alpacas.
Small and medium-sized glaciers in New Zealand are extremely sensitive to both anthropogenic and natural climate changes. A new study reveals the dynamics.
Peter Oesterling, a former Fulbright Public Policy Fellow with the Peruvian Ministry of Environment’s National Institute for Research on Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems, describes the country’s efforts to sustainably manage its glaciers.
Roundup: Investigating the New Interior Secretary, Mercury in Tibet, and the International Yak Conference15 April 2019, by Arley Titzler
In this week’s Roundup, learn about investigations into the new Interior Secretary, mercury concentrations in Tibet, and what was discussed at the International Yak Conference.
Simulations reveal how different types of calving events produce different types of tsunami waves, which could help coastal communities better protect themselves.