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Is Climate Change Causing A Spike In Monster Fishes?

Big fish stories are not only real — they...
nepal floods

Nepal: A Deadly Monsoon Season, Despite Better Aid

More than 70 people have been killed or are...
rockfall on the Cosmic Ridge

VIDEO: Mont Blanc’s Cosmic Ridge Collapses, Just Missing Climbers Below

When the Arête des Cosmiques near Mont Blanc collapsed...
A roped-up climber traverses an exposed area of loose rock.

Climbers Rescued from a Closed Matterhorn – and Fined Heavily on the Spot

Closing the Italian side of the Matterhorn -- where...
ancient church steeple emerging from water

The Drought Has Exposed Ancient Treasures From Around the World

An unusually dry winter followed by record-breaking summer temperatures...
huge snow avalanche comes down Nanga Parbat's Kinshoffer face.

Avalanche Video: This is Why the Nanga Parbat Summit Push Was Aborted

On Saturday, Mingma G decided to call his Nanga...
A cute little wodden cabin, surrounded by a metalic rail, perched by a col on a massive rocky face.

The Crumbling Alps: Now The Bivouac de la Fourche Has Fallen

The latest casualty of soaring temperatures and drought in...
low ruins emerging out of the river

Drought Exposes Ancient Italian Treasures

Europe’s summer-long heat and drought have had one positive...
The Goûter refuge from above, in snow.

Mont Blanc Refuges to Reopen on Saturday

The Tête Rousse and Goûter refuges, essential stopovers on...

Billionaires’ Club Undertakes Treasure Hunt for Greenland Minerals

While adventurers have long coveted Greenland for its virgin...
Ferran Latorre guiding in Monte Rosa area, among old, back ice and large crevasses.

The Alps’ Disastrous Summer

Is this the beginning of the end of European...
svalbard climate change

NASA Records Fastest Melt Ever in Svalbard

The record heat experienced across the globe this summer...
mont blanc

Extremes on Mont Blanc Prompt Mayor to Seek ‘Funeral Deposit’ for Climbers

The mayor of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, a village at the foot...
Matterhorn with red line through it

For First Time In A Century, Record Heat Cancels Alps Climbing Tours

Even the Matterhorn is not an option. The extraordinarily hot,...

Six Dead, a Dozen Missing After Serac Collapse in Dolomites — VIDEOS

Co-credit: KrisAnnapurna A falling serac killed at least six...
Aerial view of tents at Everest Base Camp

Will Warming Temperatures Soon Make Everest Too Dangerous to Climb?

As the climate warms, the dangers on glaciers and...
mont blanc summit

New Crevasses Will Make Mont Blanc Climbing Harder, More Dangerous

The Goûter Route on Mont Blanc (4,808m) above Chamonix,...
South Col Glacier ice core (8220 m) (red arrow) and Balcony AWS (8430 m) locations (yellow arrow) with South Col camp in the foreground - looking North. The South Col AWS is 500 m South of the camp (outside this picture). Picture by Mariusz Potocki.

Everest’s Highest Glacier Loses 2,000 Years of Ice in 25 Years

Climate scientists have published a groundbreaking study on the...

Two Italians are Cycling 1,200Km Through the Coldest Part of Siberia

On January 13, at the coldest time of year,...
Antarctic Gentoo penguin and chick Photo Arne Beruldsen

Scientists Discover New Gentoo Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a newly established colony of 75...

Science Links of the Week 

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

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