News Headlines : Glaciers Of The Alps

GERMANWINGS AIRBUS CRASHES IN FRENCH ALPS


A Germanwings Airbus A320 passenger jet carrying 144 passengers and six crew crashed in the French Alps on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf... READ MORE

24th March, 2015 24

CREWS TOO UPSET TO FLY AFTER CRASH


30, the plane lost radio contact with the control centre but never declared a distress alert, Eric Heraud of the French Civil Aviation Authority said... READ MORE

24th March, 2015 6

GERMANWINGS CRASH: AT LEAST THREE BRITONS AMONG VICTIMS, UK CONFIRMS


The Foreign Office is working urgently to establish whether any further British nationals were among those on board... READ MORE

25th March, 2015 59

Recent News Headlines : Glaciers Of The Alps

TWO-THIRDS OF GLACIER ICE IN THE ALPS 'WILL MELT BY 2100'


Half of the ice in the mountain chain's 4,000 glaciers will be gone by 2050 due to global warming already baked in by past emissions, the research shows... READ MORE

9th April, 2019 1161

80% OF MOUNTAIN GLACIERS IN ALBERTA, B.C. AND YUKON WILL DISAPPEAR WITHIN 50 YEARS


Yukon glaciers in the St. Elias ranges have lost approximately one-quarter of ice cover since the 1950s, he said... READ MORE

28th December, 2018 13874

MANITOBA HIKER MISSING IN GERMAN ALPS FOUND DEAD, FAMILY CONFIRMS


Submitted by Selena Freiheit Jeff Freiheit, a Manitoba man who went missing while hiking in the German Alps, has been found dead, his family has confirmed... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 9372

CLIMATE CHANGE IS MELTING THE FRENCH ALPS, SAY MOUNTAINEERS


What is not disputed, though, is that many climbing routes have been drastically altered by climate change... READ MORE

24th August, 2018 4012

WORLD HERITAGE SITES THREATENED BY CLIMATE CHANGE NEARLY DOUBLES SINCE 2014


Latest findings have revealed that climate change impacts one in four natural World Heritage sites, including coral reefs, glaciers, and wetlands... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 22

SWITZERLAND LANDSLIDE: ARE THE ALPS MELTING?


Before Wednesday's landslide, sensors on the Piz Cenaglo, high above the Bondasca valley, had already shown that the rock mass was moving... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 1830

MELTING GLACIERS IN SWISS ALPS COULD REVEAL HUNDREDS OF MUMMIFIED CORPSES


Police in Valais expect the bodies of many more missing persons to emerge because of global warming... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 11671

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE COULD LEAD TO MORE GRIM DISCOVERIES AMONG EUROPE'S PEAKS


Climate change means increasing numbers of missing people are likely to be found among Europe's melting peaks, it's been claimed. Global warming and its subsequent hot-than-normal... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 170

WORLD'S LONGEST PEDESTRIAN SUSPENSION BRIDGE OPENS IN THE SWISS ALPS


High and handsome amid beautiful Swiss scenery, the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge offers hikers a time-saving, jaw-dropping experience... READ MORE

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75 YEARS LATER, MISSING COUPLE'S BODIES FOUND IN RECEDING ALPINE GLACIER


Valais canton police say the bodies were found on the Tsanfleuron glacier Friday July 14, 2017 at an altitude of 2,615 meters 8,580 feet ... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 112

A GOLD RUSH REVIVAL IN ITALY, WITH NUGGETS THE SIZE OF BREADCRUMBS


Earlier in the summer, panners from around the world even descended on a clearing for the Italian Goldpanning Championship... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 1

A GOLD PROSPECTING REVIVAL IN ITALY


Recession-hit years have renewed interest, with prospectors drawn to the Italian Goldpanning Championship... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 842

US GLACIER NATIONAL PARK IS LOSING ITS GLACIERS WITH JUST 26 OF 150 LEFT


Scientists analyzed the extent of the 39 Montanan glaciers by studying aerial and satellite imagery stretching back to 1966... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 17287

AS GLACIERS MELT, PROJECT SEEKS TO PRESERVE ICE CORES SHOWING CLIMATE HISTORY


An international team will set out in May on a grueling trip up Bolivia's 6,400-meter Mount Illimani to drill three ice cores from its crowning glacier... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 22

FOUR SNOWBOARDERS DIE IN FRENCH ALPS AVALANCHE[1]


The avalanche - about 100 meters (330 feet) wide and 400 meters (1,300 feet) long - struck the mountain about 2,100 meters (6,900 feet) up in an off-piste sector known as Toviere... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 0

33 TOURISTS SPEND NIGHT TRAPPED IN CABLE CARS


A rescue operation has freed 33 people who spent the night trapped in cable cars in the French alps... READ MORE

9th September, 2016 93

FRENCH ALPS CABLE CARS RESCUE DUE TO RESUME


An operation to rescue 45 tourists trapped in cable cars near Mont Blanc in the French Alps is due to resume... READ MORE

9th September, 2016 1585

CABLE CARS FAILURE TRAPS DOZENS OVER FRENCH ALPS


Forty-five people remain stuck on a series of cable cars high above the glaciers of Mont Blanc in the French Alps, a local official has said... READ MORE

8th September, 2016 2322

SWISS DECLARE ALPS TAMED AS GOTTHARD RAIL TUNNEL OPENS[1]


Swiss declare Alps tamed as Gotthard rail tunnel opens 1 - Chinadaily.com.cn... READ MORE

2nd June, 2016 2

AVALANCHE IN FRENCH ALPS KILLS FIVE SOLDIERS


Monday's accident came after two French teenage students and a Ukrainian tourist were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps last Wednesday... READ MORE

19th January, 2016 15

ALPS AVALANCHE: RESCUE TEAMS SEARCH FOR MISSING SCHOOLCHILDREN SWEPT AWAY


Video Alps avalanche Rescue teams search for missing schoolchildren swept away... READ MORE

14th January, 2016 4

TZI THE ICEMANS STOMACH BACTERIA OFFERS CLUES ON HUMAN MIGRATION


It could have been these migrants who brought the hybridized ulcer bacterium to Europe... READ MORE

8th January, 2016 740

IF YOU WANT TO SEE THEM, YOUD BETTER HURRY. ICONIC GLACIERS ARE DISAPPEARING FAST.


The park's scientists acknowledge that glaciers can wax and wane for reasons unrelated to man-made climate change... READ MORE

27th November, 2015 709

FORMER MISS AUSTRIA ENA KADIC DIES AFTER MOUNTAIN FALL


The exact circumstances surrounding the accident remain unclear but police said the 2013 beauty competition winner was an avid runner who knew the area well... READ MORE

20th October, 2015 76


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