Anti-Fracking Protest in UK

Photo | 4 March, 2013

Greenpeace campaigners block the village green in Chancellor George Osborne’s Tatton constituency, erecting mock drilling rigs and other fracking equipment, while climbers have occupied the first floor balcony of his constituency office building and renamed it as the headquarters of “Frack & Go” The fracking of Osborne’s village green comes as a ComRes poll is released, showing the majority of his constituents oppose shale gas extraction, with widespread concern over noise and disruption, earth tremors and the impact on local house prices should fracking go ahead in the area.

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"Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard, 1922

Image | 1 April, 1922 at 3:00

View of the "Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard in 1922

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park

Image | 1 April, 1914 at 3:00

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park flows into the semi-arid high plains through the St Marys and South Saskatchewan Rivers through Canada Hudson's Bay.

Equatorial glaciers rapidly retreating

Image | 1 April, 1906 at 3:00

The Orubare Glacier (or Elena Glacier) covers a face of Uganda's Mount Rwenzori on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 1906 this glacier was in one solid piece. Equatorial glaciers are rare and this legendary African glacier on...

The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps

Image | 1 April, 1900 at 3:00

The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps, provides water that flows into the Danube basin, home to 83 million people. United Nations scientists have found that the European Alps lost half of the original ice volume since 1850.

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