News of a glacier tunnel in northern Sweden comes out the same week as EarthFix's radio feature and Oregon Field Guide's special on a mile-long glacier cave network on Mount Hood.
Brent McGregor and Eddy Cartaya suspect that the spectacular caves they've discovered won't survive for long. The caves are melting out quickly - and shrinking the glacier in the process. Part II: glaciers and climate science.
A pair of Oregon cavers identified what may be the largest glacier cave system in the lower 48 states. This summer, EarthFix and Oregon Field Guide joined together to document the disappearing world of Mount Hood’s glacier caves. Part I: Exploration.
In the first comprehensive study of its kind, a Portland State University study has found Mount Adams' 12 glaciers have shrunk by nearly half since 1904 and are receding faster than those of nearby sister volcanoes Mount Hood and Mount Rainier.