Most glaciers around the world appear to be getting smaller.
By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM September 5, 2005
I'd rather sit in a hot tub than play in the snow. I like my drinking water without ice cubes. I think winter storms are wonderful, as long as I'm sitting inside next to a warm fire. In other words, I've never been a big fan of ice. Until, that is, I went to Alaska.
On a recent sea-kayaking trip off the state's southern coast, I spent a day paddling around icebergs and staring at a massive glacier that had crept down a valley to leave a wall of ice where it sloped down to the sea.
When a ...
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