glacier

climate change

World’s Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Expected

Critical parts of Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf are eroding due to solar heating of surface waters.
Becky Ferreira
4.29.19
craters

NASA Discovers Second Crater Hidden Under Greenland's Ice

Within a matter of months, NASA has discovered the first subglacial craters known to science. They’re both huge and relatively young.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
craters

Scientists Discover Hidden Asteroid Crater Under a Mile of Greenland Ice

Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.18
Art

A Paddleboarding Muralist Painted a Warning on a Melting Iceberg

As a message about the people most affected by glacial melting, paddleboarding artist Hula heads to the Canadian arctic.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.1.16
russia

Giant Subglacial Lake Could Hold Ancient Lifeforms

Like “Europa Report,” but real life.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.16
Comics!

What This Obscure Comic About a War Over a Glacier Gets Wrong

The Siachen conflict should have never happened. And “Siachen: The Cold War” fails to question the point of it all.
Robert Beckhusen
3.24.16
Art

Street Artist Paints Murals onto Melting Icebergs

Sean Yoro uses fractured slabs of ice as the canvases for his latest series of murals.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.15.15
earth

America's Youngest, Fastest-Growing Glacier May Be Short-Lived

Deep and out of sight within the crater of Mount St. Helens, a glacier begins to move.
Michael Byrne
7.5.15
Teen Daze

MIXED BY Teen Daze

Chillwave's Dr. Feelgood takes you on a utopian journey through the cosmos.
David Garber
11.5.13
Motherboard Blog

Central Asia's Water Supply Is Disappearing with Himalaya's Glaciers

At least through 2050 glacier runoff will increase, keeping pace with rising demand.
Mat McDermott
8.7.13
video

The Largest Glacier Calving Caught on YouTube and Other Viral Ice-Melt Porn

Sometimes you just need to get slapped in the face with a giant glacier come tumbling down in HD.
Brian Merchant
12.12.12
tech

Ice Melter: A Q&A with the Makers of 'Chasing Ice'

While a handful of researchers, scientists and naturalists have all watched enormous glaciers calve off into the oceans, no one seems to have the same intimacy with ice as James Balog and Jeff Orlowski.
Daniel Stuckey
11.16.12