This week’s Photo Friday highlights Jostedal Glacier’s scenic landscape. Jostedal Glacier is mainland Europe’s largest glacier.
A new study analyzes the artificial ice reservoirs of Ladakh for their social and ecological aspects as well as their efficacy in responding to the issues of seasonal water scarcity and the melting of the glaciers that comprise Ladakh’s primary water source.
Last chance tourists are increasingly seeking out rapidly deteriorating natural wonders like Alaska’s iconic Mendenhall Glacier.
The charity connects visual artists and scientists focused on documenting the declining state of the world’s glaciers. The group’s latest exhibition is on display at the National History Museum, Vienna until September 1.
In this week’s Roundup, read about the state of the world’s glaciers that are located within UNESCO World Heritage sites, artificial glaciers in the Himalayas, and a graphic novel about Alexander von Humboldt.
Volcanic eruptions are difficult to prepare for. Signs of activity on Cotopaxi, a glacier-covered volcano in Ecuador, and other nearby volcanoes, though, have prompted authorities to develop plans for protecting nearby residents.
Ahead of World Environment Day, several groups organized a series of events in British Columbia and Seattle, Washington to highlight threats to Tibet’s glaciers.
Levan Tielidze, a senior research scientist at the Institute of Geography at Tbilisi State University, describes some of the changes underway on Georgia’s glaciers.
In this week’s Roundup, read about the microbial ecology of glaciers, a new book about shifts in national borders motivated by glacial melt, and a movie that follows a World War II fighter through Norway’s glacial terrain.
Pierre Markuse processes images of glaciers taken by European Space Agency and NASA satellites, which offer an opportunity to admire—and lament—the state of Earth’s cryosphere.