Poet Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee-Creek Nation, draws on tribal myth and history to celebrate the natural world and humanity’s role within it.
In her new book The Secret Lives of Glaciers, glaciologist M Jackson applies a feminist perspective to her ground-breaking research on glaciers and climate.
Researchers used spy satellite data to create 3D interactive images of Himalayan glaciers, as they existed in 1975 compared with how they looked in 2007.
Diana Movius’ acclaimed GLACIER Climate Change Ballet places a dynamic and melting polar environment on stage. Dancers ripple, crack and plunge, embodying the science behind icecap collapse. A custom video projection by documentarian Robin Bell surrounds the dancers, creating an immersive audience experience.
Craig Benson, Chemistry Professor, Montgomery College and co-organizer of the sustainability tour. EarthTalk: Could you say a little about the health of Iceland’s glaciers? Benson: Absolutely. The health of Iceland’s glaciers is pretty poor overall. Glaciers are receding around the world, including here in Iceland. Virtually all glaciers are in that receding phase right now. […]
Dear EarthTalk: To what extent is Antarctica really melting and what impact might it have on coastlines around the world? — Andrea Hutchinson, Cary, NC The Antarctic continent, roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined, is composed of rock covered by glaciers some 16,000 feet thick. The glaciers form from fallen snow compacting […]