Glaciers

This undated picture released by the police in canton Valais shows the place at Hohlaub Glacier near Saas Fee, Switzerland where the body of a German hiker was found. The remains of the German hiker who disappeared while climbing in the Swiss Alps 30 years ago has been found at the Hohlaubgletscher above Saas Fee, Switzerland, on July 25 2017 by two climbers, police said on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (Police of Canton Valais/Keystone via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 11:47 am
GENEVA (AP) — Police in southwestern Switzerland have found in an Alpine glacier the remains of a German hiker who went missing almost exactly three decades ago. The regional Valais police department said Wednesday the remains of the unidentified man were found after two hikers last week happened...
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This still frame from video provided by KMGH-TV shows a teen staffer at a Colorado camp, who gave only his first name, Dylan, describing how he fought off a bear after waking up to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away at the camp near Ward, Colo., Sunday, July 9, 2017. The 19-year-old was awakened around 4 a.m. to a "crunching sound" with his head inside the mouth of the bear, which was trying to pull him out of his sleeping bag as he slept outside at the camp 48 miles (77 kilometers) northwest of Denver. (KMGH-TV via AP)
July 09, 2017 - 8:50 pm
WARD, Colo. (AP) — A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away. The 19-year-old woke up at around 4 a.m. to a "crunching sound" with his head inside the mouth of the bear, which was trying to pull him out...
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In this image taken Saturday, June 17, 2017, debris is strewn about at the scene where a second-story deck collapsed at a lodge near Lakeside, Mont. Authorities now say more than 30 people were taken to hospitals after the second-story deck of a Montana lodge collapsed during a memorial event for a firefighter. About 50 people were gathered to remember William Nickel, a longtime Flathead Valley firefighter who died in April. (Firefighter/Engineer Mathew Borlandelli/Somers/Lakeside Fire Department via AP)
June 18, 2017 - 7:22 pm
LAKESIDE, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of the second-story deck of a Montana lodge during a memorial event for a firefighter (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Authorities now say 32 people were taken to hospitals after the second-story deck of a Montana lodge collapsed during a memorial event...
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In this image taken Saturday, June 17, 2017, debris is strewn about at the scene where a second-story deck collapsed at a lodge near Lakeside, Mont. Authorities now say more than 30 people were taken to hospitals after the second-story deck of a Montana lodge collapsed during a memorial event for a firefighter. About 50 people were gathered to remember William Nickel, a longtime Flathead Valley firefighter who died in April. (Firefighter/Engineer Mathew Borlandelli/Somers/Lakeside Fire Department via AP)
June 18, 2017 - 7:21 pm
LAKESIDE, Mont. (AP) — A total of 32 people were taken to hospitals after the second-story deck of a Montana lodge collapsed during a memorial event for a firefighter, authorities said. Six people were airlifted via helicopter Saturday shortly after the collapse of the deck in Glacier Presbyterian...
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April 22, 2017 - 7:40 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few eateries and a museum to learn about the culture and history of the people that have occupied the territory long before the...
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In this photo provided by Jim Best/University of Illinois, taken in 2016, a close-up view of the ice-walled canyon at the terminus of the Kaskawulsh Glacier, with recently collapsed ice blocks. This canyon now carries almost all meltwater from the toe of the glacier down the Kaskawulsh Valley and toward the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean instead of the Bering Sea. (Jim Best/University of Illinois via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 12:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have witnessed the first modern case of what they call "river piracy" and they blame global warming. Most of the water gushing from a large glacier in northwest Canada last year suddenly switched from one river to another. That changed the Slims River from a 10-foot (3...
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In this photo provided by James Balog/Extreme Ice Survey and Matthew Kennedy, the Stein glacier in Switzerland in 2015. Over the past decade or so scientists and photographers keep returning to the world’s glaciers, watching them shrink with each visit. Now they want other people to see what haunts them in a series of before and after photos. (Matthew Kennedy/Earth Vision Institute via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past decade, scientists and photographers keep returning to the world's glaciers, watching them shrink with each visit. Now they want others to see how a warming planet is melting masses of ice in a series of before-and-after photos. In the Geological Society of America's...
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