The Greater Aletsch Glacier

In the heart of Switzerland lies the largest glacier in the Alps, the Greater Aletsch Glacier. However, climate change is threatening its very existence.

The Greater Aletsch Glacier, a journey into the melting heart of the Alps by Francesco Bassetti & Mara Budgen, LifeGate, 21/04/21

Although these environments key to life on Earth as we know it will inevitably continue to shrink, the extent of this loss is something that still remains within our control, as reducing emissions and limiting global warming will determine their fate. What we do today can shape the future of Alpine glaciers and stop them from losing their beating heart.

Featured image: The Greater Aletsch Glacier © Kevin Kok