Day 8-9: Climate Change In Action

On day 9 we set off from our base camp to the Stübel glacier of the Chimborazo. For the first time, we can directly and immediately observe climate change at an altitude of 5000 meters. Since 2015, the glacier has retreated more than 150 metres in altitude. We document the retreat of the glacier with […]

Day 7 – Part 2 – Night Catch

After 2 hours of driving and hiking to the high camp, we arrived at the Chimborazo. Christian used the opportunity in camp for a first night catch. With the help of a UV lamp, we lured nocturnal insects into a net. Miriam assisted and photographed the captured insects. On of our catches was this stately […]