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WATCH: Pianist's Haunting Performance Amid Crumbling Glacier

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green

In a stunning visual reminder of what's at stake as the earth warms, an acclaimed Italian composer and pianist delivered the performance of a lifetime...

The Climate Post: Climate Change Poses Threat to World Heritage Sites

Tim Profeta | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Yellowstone National Park, Venice, Jordan's Wadi Rum, and Easter Island's Rapa Nui National Park are some of the 31 natural and cultural World Heritag...

This Is What It Looks Like To Marry Inside An Actual Glacier

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.16.2016 | Weddings

Anthony and Mari Lee weren't going to settle for your average wedding venue. Instead, they decided to marry in an actual glacier in Iceland. The cou...

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

If You Could Go Anywhere: 10 Bucket-List Travel Destinations

Leon Logothetis | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin.

Extreme Ice Survey: First Southern Hemisphere Time-lapse Revisit

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Lindblad Expeditions

Cold katabatic winds regularly race down from the high peaks above, epitomizing the weather for which South Georgia is famous. It is a definitive force and creates a veil of inaccessibility that extends to all visitors, time-lapse cameras included.

In Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park, a 700-Square-Mile Icefield Shrinks, While a Popular Glacier Shows Big One-year Retreat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.28.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On the icefield, measurements taken this fall at four of the six monitoring sites showed a net loss of mass, with all of the past winter's snowfall melted out by the end of September.

Lost Hiker Survives Two Chilly Nights in Alaska's Chugach State Park

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

When John Carlos Mann finally stumbled out of the woods near Bird Creek on Sunday night, he had been lost in Chugach State Park for two days and two cold nights, growing colder and more tired as he searched for someone to help him.

Rounding the Tip of the Antarctic Peninsula

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The Antarctic Peninsula separates the warm maritime climate of the Bellingshausen Sea to the west and the cold, dry continental climate of the Weddell Sea to the east. Thus far, we have been traveling and working along the western edge, but this morning, we crossed the tip and passed into a different world.

Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap Is Melting, Thanks To Climate Change

Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: For decades now scientists have observed rapid melting in the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru. The glacier ebbs ...

Success on the Antarctic Peninsula!

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The faint glow of the soon to be rising sun welcomes our arrival as we nose into Andvord Bay on the western Antarctic Peninsula.

Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Marcus and Kate Westberg | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Marcus and Kate Westberg

Svalbard lies at the end of the world. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy.

Greenland's Fastest Glacier Breaks Records

Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Whoa there glacier. New research out of the University of Washington and German Aerospace Center have pegged Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier as the ...

Scientists Report Massive Find Under Antarctic Ice

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Think the Grand Canyon is big? British scientists working in West Antarctica have discovered a subglacial trench that's deeper than Arizona's famed ca...

WATCH: Time Travel Through LGBT History In This Beautiful New Music Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Openly gay and HIV+ singer-songwriter John Grant has released a compelling new music video for his pro-LGBT track "Glacier" from his sophomore album "...

Pine Island Glacier: Plugging Up the West Antarctic Slide

Nicholas St. Fleur | Posted 12.30.2013 | Science
Nicholas St. Fleur

Every now and then at the park, there's that one wise aleck who refuses to get off the end of the slide and causes children to pile up behind him. Well, imagine that scene but replace the kids on the slide with gigantic ice sheets on top of a warm river current.

Iceland Trip Review

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Craig Kanalley

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland." This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.

E.T. Secrets Hide Beneath Ice On Earth, Scientists Say

Posted 05.29.2012 | Science

Microbes living at the edges of Arctic ice sheets could help researchers pinpoint evidence for similar microorganisms that may have evolved on Mars, J...

A Mystical Dinner Under A Glacier

Heimir Jónasson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
Heimir Jónasson

There are strange lights in the sky moving towards us, perhaps showing signs that a space ship might be landing on the glacier? This is what is going through my head as I drive with Eldhús to our next location at the Snaefellsnes peninsula.

WATCH: Spectacular Glacier Collapse

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

Every year, thousands of tourists flock to Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier for majestic views of frozen H2O. This week, many have been treated to a ...

LOOK: Iceland Shines In Marvelous Aerial Photos

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

Iceland is a geologist's dream. In addition to volcanoes, the tiny island nation in the Atlantic has glaciers, craggy coastlines, spectacular geysers,...

HuffPost Guides: Mount Baker Ski Area

The Huffington Post | Shala Hainer | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Mount Baker Ski Area in Washington is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel of...

WATCH: 'Holy Crap!' Sawyer Glacier Ice Breaks Off Near Alaskan Tourists

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

If anybody ever thought staring at ice was boring, they need just look at this video of a 200-foot chunk of ice breaking off of Sawyer Glacier in Trac...

Arctic Ice, Polar Bears and... Soot?

Astrid Caldas | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Astrid Caldas

You have probably heard about melting Arctic ice and the drastic decrease in glacier size. And while you may be aware that the increase in greenhouse gases is to blame, at least in large part, you may not realize that a substance called black carbon is an accomplice.

Quick! Do Something! 9 Disappearing Habitats From Around The World

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes it's development. Sometimes it's ignorance about how nature works. Sometimes it's just plain greed. And of course, throwing climate change i...