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Arctic Photos Exhibited Inside Blocks of Melting Ice

During SXSW in Austin, Texas, earlier this month, award-winning Canadian documentary photographer Louie Palu held an unusual exhibition titled "Arctic Passage." His large format photos were displayed on a plaza frozen within large blocks of ice.

New Photos Show Water Ice on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released an eye-opening pair of new photos that show a massive crater of water ice on Mars. The crater measures 51 miles (83km) across and contains a 1.1-mile-thick (1.8km) mound of water ice all year round.

Photographing Frozen Baikal: The Deepest and Oldest Lake On Earth

Baikal is... impressive. It's the deepest and the cleanest lake on Earth. When we were planning our trip, we had no idea how wonderful, majestic, and fairy it would be. We were enraptured by its beauty, so much so that we almost didn't sleep all 3 days we were there.

Photos of a Natural Ice Circle Spinning in a River

Photographer Kaylyn Messer was browsing Facebook recently when she learned that there was a large ice circle in the river close to her home. She grabbed her camera, jumped into her car, found the circle, and shot a series of beautiful photos.

Haunting Ambrotypes of Endangered Species Encased in Ice

When photographer Erik Hijweege realized that there were over 22,000 species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, he was shocked... and inspired. Inspired to create a hauntingly beautiful series of glass ambrotypes depicting some of these endangered species encased in ice.

Documenting Ice Road Trucking in Siberia, a Terrifying Assignment

Photojournalists are used to risking life and limb to capture their subject, but how many have had to risk freezing to death in Siberia? Photojournalist Amos Chapple has, and he recently told the story behind this "scariest assignment of my life" in a photo essay that'll have you literally holding your breath.

Here’s a Photo of Tea Being Tossed in -40°C Weather

In cold enough temperatures, hot water tossed into the air instantly turns into ice. That's what's captured in this beautiful photo by photographer Michael Davies -- it shows his friend Markus Siivola tossing hot tea from a thermos into the -40°C air.

These Before and After Photos Show How Glaciers in the US Are Melting

Over the past several years, the U.S. Geological Survey has been shooting a "Repeat Photography" project in various locations to show how glacier ice has been retreating over the past century. Using photos from the late 1800s and early 1900s as references, photographers are rephotographing those same scenes to show how things have changed (and are changing).