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Mendenhall Glacier

This Glacier's Vanishing Act Is Beautifully Heartbreaking

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.11.2015 | Science

The world's glaciers are shrinking at alarming rates. Zachariae Isstrom glacier, in northeast Greenland, for instance, is losing 5 billion tons per ye...

Juneau, The Jewel in Alaska's Crown: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The location is spectacular -- separated by the narrow Gastineau Channel from Douglas Island, surrounded on all sides by snow- and glacier-capped mountains gouged into tortured folds and precipices by the retreating glaciers of the ice age.

The 'Today' Show: A Sign of the Apocalypse

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Media
Patrick Stephenson

The journalistic cowardice of peppy, preening, self-absorbed muppets is not a sign of a coming apocalypse. It is, however, a symptom of national decline. If you can't face the future with open eyes, you're probably afraid of where you're going.


The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel

These, dear friends, are the Mendenhall ice caves in Alaska. They exist only because a glacier is melting-- and as you can guess, glaciers don't keep ...

The Animals of Alaska, Sixth and Last of a Few Journal Entries; Day 11

Ken White | Posted 12.22.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

Salmon so dense, dying in the creeks so thick, one could imagine walking across right on them. And a baby porcupine sleeping soundly by a stream, spotted while hiking the National Forest at the most blue of beautiful blues Mendenhall Glacier.

Ancient Forest Thaws From Melting Glacial Tomb

Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

By Laura Poppick, LiveScience Staff Writer: An ancient forest has thawed from under a melting glacier in Alaska and is now exposed to the world for...

Planning A Trip On The Sapphire Princess? Check Out Our Guide

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

The Sapphire Princess is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the pre...