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September 9, 2020: Sea and airborne surveys show how Antarctica's mighty Thwaites ice stream can be melted from below.
September 9, 2020: Water seeping into fissures in Thwaites glacier in Antarctica, accelerating rise of sea levelsBritish scientists have mapped cavities half the size of the Grand Canyon that are allowing warm ocean water to erode the vast Thwaites glacier in the Antarctic, accelerating the rise of sea levels across the world.Like dec...
September 7, 2020: Incoming snowfall is expected to help firefighting efforts but it's unlikely to extinguish the flames.
September 1, 2020: Italian scientists warn Marmolada has shrunk 80% in 70 years due to global heatingThe largest and most symbolic glacier in the Dolomites could vanish within 15 years because of global heating, Italian scientists have warned.The 3,343m Marmolada, located on the border of the Trentino and Veneto regions and known as â...
August 30, 2020: I could feel my mind go blank, and the rock, the air, the trees, the water, the sun, the mountains, the clouds, time and my brain and body and soul and the universe felt like they all became one.
August 7, 2020: Dozens of people are moved from an area below a weakened Mont Blanc glacier.
August 7, 2020: As Siberian wildfires burn and both CO2 levels and global temperatures continue to rise, we can expect to see more of this.
August 7, 2020: Dozens of people have been evacuated from a valley in northern Italy amid fears that a section of ice the size of a football field could collapse from a Mount Blanc glacier.
August 7, 2020: An Italian valley resort near the Alps was forced to evacuate Friday over fears that a massive glacier could collapse and impact those in its path.Valerio Segor, the region's director of natural risk management, said Friday the evacuation could not...
August 6, 2020: Roads near Courmayeur closed to tourists because of threat from falling Planpincieux iceHomes have been evacuated in Courmayeur in Italy’s Aosta valley, after a renewed warning that a huge portion of a Mont Blanc glacier is at risk of collapse.The measures were introduced on Wednesday morning after experts from th...
August 6, 2020: Italian authorities evacuated homes and closed roads in the Aosta Valley Thursday amid concerns that portions of the Mont Blanc glacier could break apart.
July 19, 2020: The vehicle was specially designed to carry visitors onto one of North America’s largest glaciers, in Jasper National Park in Alberta.
July 19, 2020: The vehicle, with 27 people on board, was specially designed to carry visitors onto one of North America’s largest glaciers, in Jasper National Park in Alberta.
July 19, 2020: The bus was on the steep road to the famed Athabasca glacier when it lost control and rolledA glacier tour bus rolled over in Canada’s southern province of Alberta, killing three people and injuring several, according to reports.A sightseeing bus carrying 27 passengers overturned en route to the glacier near the C...
July 19, 2020: Three people were killed and several people were injured after a glacier tour bus in Canada rolled over at a national park on Saturday, according to officials.
July 13, 2020: Retreating French ice leaves behind newspapers proclaiming Indira Gandhi’s rise to PM, probably from 1966 plane crashThe Mont Blanc glacier in the French Alps is yielding more secrets as it melts – this time a clutch of newspapers with banner headlines from when Indira Gandhi became India’s first, and so far o...
June 22, 2020: Finding an unsettling symmetry between ecological catastrophe and the Aberfan Welsh pit village disaster, this sonnet conjures a fragile beauty GlacierThe miles-deep Greenland glacier’s lost its grip,sliding nine miles a year towards the seaon its own melt-water. As, forty years ago,the slag-heap, loosened by a sl...
June 21, 2020: Every summer, the Presena glacier in northern Italy is protected from the sun with huge reflective tarpsA vast tarpaulin unravels, gathering speed as it bounces down the glacier over glinting snow. Summer is here and the alpine ice is being protected from global warming.In northern Italy, the Presena glacier has los...
June 16, 2020: A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the suspension of the last two remaining oil and gas leases near Glacier National Park in Montana.Oil and gas development in the Badger-Two Medicine region just outside the park has been tied up in lawsuits...
May 22, 2020: Moss balls seem to roll around glaciers in a coordinated way, and researchers can't explain why the whole group moves at about the same speed and in the same direction.
May 11, 2020: On May 11, 1910, Glacier National Park in Montana was created by an act of Congress.
March 25, 2020: In the last 22 years, one giant glacier in Antarctica has retreated almost three miles. If it fully thaws, sea levels would rise almost 5 feet.
March 24, 2020: Sea levels worldwide could go up nearly five feet, researchers say.
February 27, 2020: Some 8,000 miles from the elegantly carpeted U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., lies an eerie, dark, underwater place — a place that threatens to redraw maps all over the globe. This realm, found under a nearly 2,000-foot-thick slab of ice in Antarctica, is where one of the planet's largest glaciers, the Florid...
February 27, 2020: An avalanche from the heights of the Andes sent chaos far downstream in Peru.