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Stories with subject: Glaciology
  • Disappearance of Bolivia's No. 2 lake a harbinger story has photos
    Updated: Jan-21-16 5:16 pm

    UNTAVI, Bolivia - Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia's second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for scraps under a glaring sun in what marshes remain.

  • Researchers: Small Colorado glacier could melt in 20 years 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 6:42 pm

    DENVER - A small glacier in the mountains west of Boulder, Colorado, could disappear in about 20 years because of regional climate warming and drought, and similar thawing could be underway elsewhere in Colorado's high country, researchers said Tuesday.