Glaciers

  1. Why I build artificial glaciers

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    Video caption: Sonam Wangchuk builds glaciers in the Himalayas to help local farmers collect water

    Sonam Wangchuk is an engineer from Ladakh, a cold desert region in the Himalayas. He builds artificial glaciers - or 'ice stupas' - that collect water for the local community.

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    Video caption: Snotsicles and snowdrifts: Extreme climate science

    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt explains some of the challenges of doing science in the Antarctic.

  3. A journey to Antarctica's 'doomsday' glacier

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    Video caption: There's enough water locked in Thwaites glacier to raise sea level by over half a metre.

    There's enough water locked in Thwaites glacier to raise sea level by over half a metre.

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    Video caption: Antarctica melting: Journey to the 'doomsday glacier'

    Scientists are studying why the Thwaites Glacier is melting quicker than previously thought.

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    Video caption: Journey to the 'doomsday' glacier

    Thwaites Glacier is reported to be melting quicker than previously thought - scientists are now trying to find out why.

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    Video caption: Iceland glacier tourists rescued from blizzard

    Thirty-nine tourists were stuck for hours in freezing cold, but are now safe.

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    Video caption: A memorial to Iceland's disappearing glaciers

    Scientists believe climate change will mean all of Iceland's glaciers will be gone in 200 years.