glaciers

World’s 7 Largest Glaciers by Continent

April 17, 2009 / 6 Comments

A large, slow-moving mass of ice that forms where snow falls at a greater rate, glaciers are the largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth. Covering vast areas of the polar region and mountain ranges all over the world, we've decided to hop on a quest to find the largest glacier on each continent. So here they are: North America - ...

Shivers Down Your Spine: Melting Ice Caps Welcome Tourists to Antarctica

December 15, 2008 / No Comments

The very fact that 46,000 cruise ship passengers have been able to make their way to Antarctica - places which would have been inaccessible 20 years ago, are good examples of the effects of global warming at the South Pole. While the world still argues about how real or unreal the threat of global warming is, the effects though are giving ...

Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina: Breathtaking Grandeur of Ice and Snow

December 3, 2008 / 1 Comment

Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina is one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on the planet, with vast stretches of unending snow-covered peaks and valleys hidden deep in the heart of the mighty and often unforgiving Andes. Both stirring our imagination and challenging our survival skills, this amazing panorama can be as deadly to a lost tourist as it is a ...

The Glaciers are NOT Melting

June 27, 2008 / No Comments

We've all been fooled. The glaciers really aren't melting. They've been stolen. Some sneaky Japanese people wanting to raise awareness about global warming traveled north or east, I am not sure, and stole huge hunks of a glacier and brought them to Hokkaido. It reminds me of the mentality of bringing in animals to zoos so we can study them ...

Warning: Glaciers are melting faster than ever

March 17, 2008 / 1 Comment

The results of the latest World Glacier Monitoring Service report, showed that 30 glaciers around the world lost a record amount of ice in 2006. These are the obvious repercussions of global warming and Professor Wilfried Haeberli, director of the monitoring service, told The Observer that "glaciers melt at fastest rate in past 5,000 years". Glacier melting into the sea ...