Tag: glaciers

Glacial Deaths, Geologic Extinction: my latest article now in Environmental Humanities

jeremy schmidt , November 17th, 2021

In my most recent article I examine what it might look like to think about extinction beyond species. I start with the increasing number of funerals for glaciers…

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Death of a Glacier

Chelsea Horton , April 22nd, 2020

In 2014, the first of Iceland’s named glaciers suffered death by human-made climate change. Two anthropologists decided to mark its passing. Sometime around the year 2000, no one…

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Great new book from Karine Gagné: Caring for Glaciers: Land, Animals, and Humanity in the Himalayas

jeremy schmidt , March 8th, 2019

This is a great looking new title from Karine Gagné at the University of Guelph. Available here from University of Washington Press, where the blurb below is also…

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Arctic Weather Words

Alexandra Frankel , March 13th, 2018

 In northern Greenland, the words people use to describe the sea ice and weather provide insight into the ongoing effects of climate change. The hunters and fishers of…

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