What Happens If Glaciers Vanish From Glacier National Park?

That’s just one of the questions facing America’s national parks, and conservationists who would protect them from man-made and natural threats.

What happens if there are no more glaciers in Glacier National Park?

In 2016 we have focused in the magazine and digital platforms on parks in the United States and worldwide. We did so to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service—and because parks are a fascinating lens through which to explore changes and challenges in our planet’s environment, wildlife, and climate.

Though “protected,” parks clearly are not immune from the man-made and natural forces that are altering their landscapes and the habitats of the animals that live within their borders.

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