A Quest to Document Earth’s Disappearing Glaciers

For the past six years, photographer James Balog has deployed dozens of time-lapse cameras around the world to chronicle one of the starkest examples of global warming — melting glaciers. In a photo gallery and interview with Yale Environment 360, Balog displays his work and discusses his passion to capture these vanishing landscapes. READ MORE

 

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A massive chunk of the Ilulissat Glacier floats out of Greenland’s Disko Bay and into the north Atlantic Ocean. (Photo courtesy of James Balog)

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