Coal mining in Svalbard has long been criticized for the contradictions of allowing the fossil fuel industry to operate in a place where climate changes are felt more harshly than anywhere else on Earth.
GlacierHub Blog Archives - State of the Planet
An ice core records the dramatic increase in the use of perfumes and other personal care products between the 1930s and 2005.
Scientists filled an 11-month gap in satellite data, creating a continuous 18-year record that tracks glacial melt and will aid predictions about sea level rise.
The massive ice sheet is now locked into a certain amount of decline. But reducing emissions remains critical to preventing catastrophic loss of the entire ice sheet.
In another sign of the warming Arctic, satellite images from July 2020 show that the St. Patrick Bay Ice Caps on Canada’s Ellesmere Island have completely melted, as predicted in 2017.
Focusing on ice loss, glacier hazards, and water variability due to climate change, a new study highlights challenges for communities in Peru’s mountain cryosphere systems.
Researchers used Instagram hashtags to analyze how people feel about their environments, furthering the study of cultural ecosystem services.
The tourist town of Franz Josef, at the base of a large glacier of the same name, could be at the epicenter of the next magnitude 8 rupture along the Alpine Fault line.
Pema Gyamtsho from Bhutan will be the first Asian to ever serve as director general for the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
‘Each time you tell the same story, it evolves’: Creator of Tibetan Animated Film Speaks With GlacierHub
Animator Kunsang Kyirong talks about her short animation ‘Yarlung,’ which has been selected for the Ottawa International Film Festival 2020.