Last week with a camera mounted on his back, a white-tailed eagle named Victor began a flight over the Alps to capture images of glaciers and spread awareness about their plight.Continue Reading 85 words
Climate change as a “lens” is not always the best way to frame climate impacts for frontline communities in order to spur them to act in the near term. According to a new study by Columbia University anthropologist Ben Orlove, individuals interviewed who have experienced the consequences of global warming – such as glaciers melting or ski seasons shortening — often viewed them through a local community-based experience lens, rather than a climate change one.Continue Reading 351 words
The number of women researchers working in Antarctica is “skyrocketing” as particularly younger women are charging ahead there — 55% of APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) members are now female, according to the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. As National Geographic points out, polar science used to be for men only.Continue Reading 557 words
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