Arctic Sunrise, Scientists

Greenpeace is campaigning for a global sanctuary to be declared around the uninhabited area of the North Pole.

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Will Trossell (UK) from ScanLAB Projects. Pictured on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise before departing for the Fram Strait. Greenpeace is campaigning for a global sanctuary to be declared around the uninhabited area of the North Pole. Arctic sea ice has already disappeared by 75% in the last 30 years, and scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise will be working with 3D scanning experts and engineers to capture the true shape of Arctic sea ice for the first time. 07/10/2012

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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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