Plaque placed on the volcano Ok commemorating the first vanished Icelandic glacier. Okjökull glacier was pronounced virtually dead by scientists in 2014 when the ice was no longer thick enough to move.
Trees are disappearing from the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, and it’s put president Jair Bolsonaro in a bind. His political coalition depends on the support of agribusiness-backed lawmakers, so Bolsonaro’s
Oddur Sigurðsson, a geologist in the Icelandic Meteorological Office, declared the largely vanished Okjökull glacier dead in 2014. Five years later, on August 18, Sigurðsson and others will hike to the
The head of the National Space Research Institute (INPE), essentially Brazil's version of NASA, was relieved of his duties this week. It wasn't because of a scandal or financial mismanagement. Numerous