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Patagonia revisited

Feature story | 13 February, 2004 at 1:00

The icefields in Patagonia are suffering from the fastest glacial retreat on Earth caused by global warming. Jorge Quinteros who first visited the area during an expedition 50 years ago, joined the Artic Sunrise to witness firsthand the speed of...

Global warning: Arctic glacier breaks up

Blog entry by LisaV | 8 August, 2010

Image: A section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland in July 2009 © Greenpeace / Nick Cobbing A massive chunk of ice, over 87 kilometres in size, has broken off the Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland . Scientists are...

Melting Glaciers-John Novis at Mt Everest

Photo essay | 3 June, 2007 at 15:55

Taking a 1968 photograph of the Rongbuk Glacier in Tibet, John Novis joined Greenpeace China on an expedition to take a comparison shot and document the effects of climate change on the area. He tells his story of this very special assignment.

Independent scientists on board the Greenpeace

Image | 21 July, 2005 at 3:00

Independent scientists on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise discovered that a Greenland glacierhas accelerated in the past 17 years, exceeding all expectations, and has now become one of the fastest moving glaciers in the world. These...

Image of the dramatic retreat of the glacier

Image | 23 January, 2004 at 1:00

Image of the dramatic retreat of the glacier HPS31 in Patagonia.

View of the front of the Grey Glacier where

Image | 9 January, 2004 at 1:00

View of the front of the Grey Glacier where it 'calves' or falls into the glacial lake. The glaciers of Patagonia are some of the fastest retreating glaciers on Earth.

Scientists check the whirlpool at Petermann

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 3:00

Scientists Collect Data on Petermann Glacier

Image | 12 July, 2009 at 2:00

An ice penetrating radar is deployed from a string of kayaks. This will reveal more of the complex nature of the ice thickness, basal melt-rates and insight into the breakup at the front section of Petermann.

Remote Time-Lapse Cameras on Petermann Glacier

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 3:00

The two remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers.

Glaciologist Dr Alan Hubbard on Petermann Glacier

Image | 4 July, 2009 at 3:00

Alan Hubbard, a glaciologist from the University ff Wales, Aberystwyth, traveling with the crew of the Greenpeace ship MY Arctic Sunrise, is working on the Petermann glacier at 81 degrees north, a glacier that flows onto the northern Greenlandic...

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