Blogs Snow & Ice

Melting Permafrost Will Boost Temps, But Not Quickly

  • Published: Oct 5th, 2012

Scientists show how melting permafrost could add to global warming, and the results aren't what you might expect.

Image of the Day: Fish Sticks! A One-Two Climate Punch

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2012

For Alaska pollock, the white fish primarily used in fish-sticks, climate change is a one-two punch.

Image of the Day: The Tongue of the Malaspina Glacier

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

A satellite image shows the tongue of the Malaspina glacier, the largest glacier in Alaska.

Image of the Day: Akimiski Island on the Rebound

  • Published: Aug 26th, 2012

A satellite view of Akimiski Island, which has rebounded after years being compressed under glaciers.

Image of the Day: Swiss Pilgrims Alter Anti-Glacial Prayer

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Amid a changing climate, Alpine pilgrims warm up to ice after 350 years of prayers for melting.

Image of the Day: Artistic Ice Waves off Greenland

  • Published: Aug 6th, 2012

During the summer melting season, the East Greenland Current swirls newly calved icebergs into stunning shapes.

Image of the Day: A Fountain of Color in Yosemite Valley

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

A river of rain and snowmelt plunging into Yosemite Valley collide against rocks at the bottom, sending up a rainbow.

Image of the Day: The Hidden Rainbow of an Arctic Worm

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Alexander Semenov, marine biologist and photographer, is documenting the bizarre life forms that live in Arctic waters.