Nature and Environment (24)
Sweden melts in the heat
Kebnekaise South ("Cauldron Ridge"), situated in the North-West of Sweden has ceded its crown of Sweden’s highest peak to its rocky northern top (2096.8 m).
Hot and dry start to winter
Hot and dry, that’s how Meteo France sees the start to this winter in the southern half of Europe. So pretty much the same scenario as the last two years.
Homo homini lupus
For Chiles Chabert "the most important animal in the mountains is Man and he himself needs protection".
Explore Mont Blanc with Google Streetview
Ever dreamt of climbing, or even, exploring Mont Blanc but didn't fancy leaving the warmth of the front room? Well now you can with Google Streetview.
Did the French conquer the Alps?
Just a few days after a disastrous defeat against New Zealand in the Rugby world cup that has left the nation shell-shocked the French have the 600th anniversary of the battle of Azincourt to remember
Mont Blanc glacial retreat
Contrary to many newspaper reports climate change has not halted over the last decade, at least not in the Alps.
Ocean cycles pause global warming
Scientists looking for a reason for the current "pause" in global warming believe they may have found the culprit in Pacific and Atlantic ocean cycles that have a major impact on Northern He
Worst start to winter for 25 years?
With freezing levels at 2500 meters coupled with rain today it is officially one of the worst starts to winter for 25 years; although Meteo France is more measured calling it a “once in a decade” even
The ski industry faces up to climate change
The Observer has published a fairly long article on global warming and its effects on the ski industry.
European glaciers halt retreat
According to an article by Antoine Chandellier the return to snowier winters over the last few years has meant that the retreat of some European glaciers has slowed and others are even growing again.
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