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Wildfires in Peru Could Increase Glacial Melt

recent study by John All et al., “Fire Response to Local Climate Variability,”…

Climate Change Is Speeding Up Ice Melt in Peru, With Devastating Consequences

Standing on a rocky outcrop some 16,000 feet above sea level, mountain ecologist John All stares intensely at the glacier that leads up to the summit of Mount Maparaju, another 1,500 feet above us. 

It should form a gentle…

The Best New Survival Books

‘Icefall’ by John All

Maybe you remember All from an 11-minute YouTube video in which he films his own escape from a 70-foot crevasse on Everest in 2014. In Icefall, the scientist elaborates on other scary run-ins from his travels…

This Scientist Pulled Himself Out of a 70-Foot Crevasse

Scientists have created niches. They know what they're doing in terms of how they want to approach science. But we need to have more people in the mountains and access to data, for now and the future. The Mountain Environment Research Institute

Danger on the mountain

John All is not only a…

WWU's John All to discuss his new book, "Icefall" at Village Books April 7 2017-04-03
WWU Creates New Mountain Environments Research Institute 2017-03-27
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