The first funeral for a glacier won’t be the last

Alexandra Ossola
The first funeral for a glacier won’t be the last

Today, researchers held a ceremony in Borgarfjörður, Iceland, to commemorate the “Ok” glacier (jökull means glacier in Icelandic) that once stood there. Its words, written by Icelandic author Andri Snær Magnason and publicized last month by researchers from Rice University in Texas, communicate the somberness of the situation.