Glaciers

Why Iceland Gets Its Ice From Other Countries

Iceland is a country known for its glaciers—they cover about 11 percent of the nation's area—so it's a little surprising to hear that most of the ice …

Beverages

America: land that we all love

US national parks are offering free entry today to mark National Public Lands Day, a celebration of the 640m acres of America that belong to the American people. We’ve been covering the fate of public lands relentlessly: they are adored by outdoors enthusiasts of every stripe, even as the …

Environment

18 Epic Multi-Day Backpacking Trips in Canada

<b>Multi-day backpacking trips take time to put together.</b><p>Planning is key. In fact, if you have dreams of spending a week under the stars, carrying …

British Columbia

Redistributions - e-flux Architecture - e-flux

1<p>➝.<p>Go to Text<p>2<p>J. T. Houghton, Y. Ding, D. J. Griggs, M. Noguer, P. J. Van der Linden, X. Dai, K. Maskell, and C. A. Johnson, “Climate Change 2001: …

Sea Level

Scenic Train Routes

Train at platform of train station Innsbruck<p><b>(Austria)</b><p>The Arlberg Line runs between Innsbruck and Bludenz and is one of the most spectacular railway …

Locarno

NASA study uncovers three factors responsible for Earth's irregular spin

The Earth's spin isn't as consistent as it may seem. In fact, it naturally drifts and wobbles on its axis over time, and that's generally chalked up …

North Pole

Greed is killing Alaska's salmon habitat – but we can still save it | Kim Heacox

When John Muir wanted to prove his theory that glaciers had carved his beloved Yosemite Valley, he sailed north to Alaska and found rivers of ice so massive they flowed from tall coastal mountains all the way to the sea.<p>He also found Pacific salmon, a lifeblood, five species of remarkable fish that …

Opinion (UK)

No, Iceland Is Not ‘Over-Photographed’

Have you ever heard someone say they do not want to go to Iceland because it is over-photographed and too mainstream?<p>Arguably, Iceland is the most …

Landscape Photography

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

(Reuters) - A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m.<p>The thundering sound grew louder as he watched a chunk of …

Sea Level

Building Massive Walls on Seafloor Could Save Earth From Impacts of Climate Change

Researcher Michael Wolovick suggests large-scale engineering projects might be the only way to mitigate sea-level rise.

Sea Level

The first forests | Accumulating Glitches | Learn Science at Scitable

Sometime around 500 million years ago, green algae floating in shallow coastal waters adapted to take advantage of the nearby dry land. Two major …

Conifers

Doomsday Vault needs to plug leak caused by climate change

Climate change in the Arctic is happening so quickly that the Norwegian Government has been forced to spend $AU17 million to fix a subterranean vault …

North Pole

Ideas

IdeasAs natural disasters get worse, we are going to need more resilient hospitals<p>IdeasCould a giant underwater wall help save glaciers from collapse?<p>IdeasWant to change the world? Here are five steps to take<p>Entertainment<p>EntertainmentThis Senate candidate’s new ad imagines if ICE took his mom …

Employment

Cheers for Finger Lakes in New York - voted the best wine region in the US

If you’re a wine connoisseur, you may plan on heading to the Finger Lakes region in New York, which has been named the best wine region in the US. The ranking comes after a panel of experts and editors picked an initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 were determined by voting by the public in the USA …

Finger Lakes

5 hikes to find Colorado's last glaciers before they're gone for good

Time is running out to see Colorado's year-round alpine glaciers before they recede into extinction. Here are five glacier hikes worth investigating.

Ice Age

Exxon, Chevron Climate U-Turn Includes $300m for Research

Exxon, Chevron Climate U-Turn Includes $300m for Research<p>News.<p><b>Exxon, Chevron Climate U-Turn Includes $300m for Research</b><p>There is widespread coverage …

Sea Level

Canada Goose's new store has a room with below-freezing temperatures that customers can go in to test out its coats — see what it's like

Canada Goose's new store allows shoppers to put its warmest coats to the test.<p>The luxury outerwear brand's new flagship store in Short Hills, New Jersey, comes complete with a "cold room" that gets as cold as -13 degrees Fahrenheit, allowing shoppers to put coats to the test before buying them.<p>The …

New Jersey

Five Things to See at Amsterdam’s Most Exciting Photography Fair

<b>1. Discover contemporary photography’s greatest as-yet-untapped talent</b><p>Geographically speaking, the centrepiece of <b>Unseen</b> is its fair – a circular …

Living Rooms

Air pollution, a wildlife manifesto and autumn colour – green news roundup

Environment news<p>UN environment chief criticised by UN over frequent flying<p>Build walls on seafloor to stop glaciers melting, scientists say<p>UK pledges £2.1m to save Asian tigers and African chimpanzees<p>EU must end new petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 to meet climate targets – report<p>Microplastics …

Environment

10 Epic Places an Australian Passport Can Take You

Let’s spin the globe and see where an Australian passport can take you — from Japan to Jamaica.<p>According to the Henley Passport Index, the Australian …

National Parks

Three Earth Explorer ideas selected

As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realise cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how …

Sea Level

Burroughs Mountain, Shadow Lake - Sunrise Camp Loop, Sourdough Ridge — Washington Trails Association

Started off from the 1/3 full Sunrise parking lot at 11am on this beautiful Tuesday morning with 3rd Burroughs as a destination. I chose the Sunrise …

Trails

At this rate, Earth risks sea level rise of 20 to 30 feet, historical analysis shows

Temperatures not much warmer than the planet is experiencing now were sufficient to melt a major part of the East Antarctic ice sheet in Earth’s past, scientists reported Wednesday, including during one era about 125,000 years ago when sea levels were as much as 20 to 30 feet higher than they are …

Sea Level

Greenland’s Glaciers Are Melting Faster Than Expected. See Them in 360°.

For centuries, the enormous ice sheet covering the Arctic island of Greenland has been relatively stable.<p>So when NASA scientists realized that …

Documentaries

A Melting Glacier in the Alps Has Thawed a 1946 US Airplane

The American Dakota C-53 has an impressive history, and now everything's coming to the surface.<p>The emergency landing and subsequent survivor rescue …

Swissair

Casio Glacier Gold G-Shock Collection - Not Sapphire case But it Comes Close

35th anniversary Casio Glacier Gold G-Shock Collection<p>Earlier this year, at Baselworld 2018, World of Watches had the opportunity to preview an …

Watches

Watch a Russian Glacier Experience Sudden, 'Unprecedented' Ice Loss

It’s no secret that ice around the world is receding as global temperatures rise. Even so, the sudden destabilization of a remote ice cap in the …

Geek

Colorado faces a glacier-less future as warmer temps climb to higher altitudes

The final chapter of Colorado’s glacial history is being written in the drips of their last scraps of ice melting away.<p>As warmer temperatures creep …

Ice Age

Review: When Records Melt heats up the climate campaign

Visit the Rhône Glacier in southern Switzerland, and you are more than likely to wander past a small shop. It’s worth a visit: the owners have carved …

Art Photography

WWF Restoring the Collapsing Semuliki River Bank in Uganda

River Semuliki is a major source of livelihood for neighboring farming communities as it provides water for livestock and crops but, it is also …

Wildlife