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Day 59: Jens, Greenland

Hub | July 7, 2005 at 15:43

Glaciers Melting at Double Speed

Feature story | February 16, 2006 at 18:00

Greenpeace races to reach disintegrating glacier

Feature story | June 26, 2009 at 16:39

Our ship, The Arctic Sunrise is currently heading north along the west coast of Greenland in a race against time. It's destination is the disintegrating Petermann Glacier, but to reach the glacier our ship must pass through the Nares Strait,...

Move Over Grizzlies, There's a New Kid on the Block

Feature story | February 7, 2006 at 18:00

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 18:00

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. In the summer 2009, our Arctic Sunrise sails further North than any other Greenpeace ship ever has to document ice break-ups and the dire effects climate change has on one of the most fragile...

As Arctic Sea Ice Reaches 2008 Low, Street Art Project Highlights Shared Fate of...

Feature story | September 17, 2008 at 18:00

We've unveiled a collaborative art project with well-known street artist Mark Jenkins. The project highlights the shared plight of polar bears and humans in the face of global warming. We hope these polar bear street art installations help people...

This stunning blue water is less reflective

Image | July 11, 2005 at 11:40

This stunning blue water is less reflective, and absorbs more heat than the ice around it. Of course, dirt or dark particulate pollution can also affect the albedo (reflective properties) of ice. In fact, a layer of soot invisible to the...

These seracs (the pinnacles in this photo)

Image | July 11, 2005 at 11:39

These seracs (the pinnacles in this photo) are formed when part of the glacier collapses into one of its crevasses, then the crevasse closes, pushing the ice back up above the glacier surface.

Vestfjord (West Fjord) glacier

Image | July 11, 2005 at 11:36

Vestfjord (West Fjord) glacier, near the terminus (bottom).

This is likely an iceberg that has flipped

Image | July 11, 2005 at 11:35

This is likely an iceberg that has flipped over since coming off the glacier. The smooth, regular furrows look suspiciously like they were formed by the ice flowing along a glacial basin.

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