Published: March 11, 2018


This photo essay captures the dreams and realities surrounding artificial glaciers in Ladakh. Informed by three months of preliminary research, it presents some visual evidence to accompany the authors’ reflections while on Fulbright-Nehru Student Research grants in India. 

The authors, Sierra Gladfelter and Eben Yonnetti, are alumni of the Tibet Himalaya Initiative and University of Colorado Boulder in Geography and Religious Studies, respectively.

Visit the full photo essay: "Ladakh’s Artificial Glaciers, Ice Stupas, and Other Attempts to Survive a Warming Planet" here.authors