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Glacier-dwelling bacteria thrive on chemical energy derived from rocks and water
Who needs sunlight? Not these microbes.
Cold War-era satellites bring bad news about melting glaciers around Everest
We finally know how fast the glaciers surrounding Mount Everest are melting—and it isn’t good at all.
Ice sheets can melt much faster than we thought
Thousands of years ago, an Antarctic glacier receded faster than we’ve ever seen, and it has glaciologists rethinking things.
Glacier mice have no feet, but they still move in herds
Researchers are slowly uncovering how these balls of moss travel across glaciers.
Iceland grieving a dead glacier could help us better face the climate crisis
To grieve one must acknowledge the tear in that world.
Greenland’s melting glaciers are unearthing a hidden economic goldmine
Even long-term problems can yield short-term gains.
Melting glaciers reveal ancient landscapes, thawing mummies, and long-dead diseases
Climate change is unraveling the fabric of time.
Glaciers are no longer moving at glacial paces
Is unprecedented movement from a High Arctic ice cap a sign of things to come, or just a weird event?
The latest climate assessment isn’t surprising, but it still sucks
If only we could just study for a better grade.
Here’s how we were able to see that giant chunk of ice break off of Antarctica
A golden age of Earth observation.