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The expedition arrives in Juneau

The ‘On the trail of the Glaciers’ expedition arrived in Juneau, the capital of Alaska, on the 23rd of July. During the first week efforts were focused on organizing logistics, selecting some images at the Juneau State Library and meeting local researchers (Roman Motyka and Jamie Womble) who will work with us often on the [...]

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Award for environmental sensibility to Fabiano Ventura

An award has been conferred to Fabiano Ventura on June 8th “for its long time professional experience as photographer sensitive to environmental themes, and in particular to glaciers” in a official ceremony which took place at the Deputies Room.
The National Environmental Award “Gianfranco Merli” promoted by the Movimento Azzurro Association was assigned during the congress  [...]

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Documentary screening in Biella and new publications

The documentary “On the Trails of the Glaciers – Mission to Karakorum”, will be showed at the “Selvaticafestival” in the “Territory Museum” of Biella on June 14th 2012 at 9pm.
Click here to download the festival’s program, or here for additional information.
Two articles have been also published on the major results of the second expeditions of [...]

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GPS Web Tracking: on the trails of the expedition

Thanks to the valuable collaboration with  Intermatica, “On the Trails of the Glaciers” will have at hand a Geomat satellite device to record in real time expedition’s position, in order to let web site users follow its steps through the Baltoro pathways. Geomat will make us able to precisely record our waypoints during on field [...]

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Giornata Mondiale dell’Ambiente 2009

 
Oggi si celebra in tutto il mondo la Giornata Mondiale dell’Ambiente ed è l’emergenza clima ad essere portata in primo piano quale questione di estrema importanza internazionale. L’Onu ha approvato infatti appena due giorni fa una risoluzione che riconosce nel riscaldamento globale e nell’effetto serra una seria minaccia alla pace e alla sicurezza internazionale.
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Changes in Nepal’s Sagarmatha National Park’s Glaciers

In issue #187, vol. 18, 2008 of the “Journal of Glaciology” magazine, was published an articled entitled: “Glacier surface area changes in Sagarmatha national park (Nepal) in the second half of the 20th century, by comparison of historical maps”. Authors: Franco Salerno, Elisa Buraschi, Gabriele Bruccoleri, Gianni Tartari, Claudio Smiraglia.
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Intervista su Rai Radio3 Scienze

Il 4/08/08, nell’ambito del programma “Il Terzo anello” di Rai Radio 3 Scienza, è andata in onda un’intervista di Rossella Castelnuovo a Christian Casarotto, glaciologo del museo tridentino di Scienze naturali, e a Sir David King, capo dei consulenti scientifici del governo britannico, sullo scioglimento dei ghiacciai.
“Negli ultimi cinquant’anni i ghiacciai alpini in Italia hanno [...]

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Fotografie di Massimo Terzano

Le immagini che seguono sono state realizzate dal fotografo e cineoperatore Massimo Terzano durante la spedizione in Karakorum del 1929.

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