GETTING THE PICTURE: Our Changing Climate

Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 4.10.38 PMEarth Vision Trust is thrilled to announce Getting The Picture: Our Changing Climate, an innovative online multimedia tool for climate education. Critically acclaimed photographer James Balog and the EVT team bring you the latest in climate science, featuring unique archives of media, film, photography and first-hand accounts of our changing climate. More information HERE.

  • Esteemed educators, researchers and photographers from around the world joined together to create Getting The Picture with easy to use, chapter-by-chapter lessons combining art, science and adventure.
  • Compelling animations, time-lapse and science videos, photographs, field expedition stories and special clips from the Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated documentary film Chasing Ice are just a few of the highlights!

Help us raise $50,000 to reach our Matching Grant Goal of $100,000 by December 31st!

With YOUR help, we could produce an incredible series of Art+Science Videos to shed light on the greatest challenge of our time: Climate Change. Your donation has DOUBLE the impact, now until Dec 31st! 



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Extreme Ice Survey

Founded in 2007 by James Balog, the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) is an innovative, long-term photography project that merges art and science to give a “visual voice” to the planet’s changing ecosystems. EIS imagery preserves a visual legacy, providing a unique baseline—useful in years, decades and even centuries to come—for revealing how climate change and other human activity impacts the planet.

Watch compelling time-lapse images which capture the retreating Columbia and Solheimajokull Glaciers:

Chasing Ice: Explore the work of Extreme Ice Survey:

Chasing Ice is now available on iTunes and Netflix.

"ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers" Finalist for BOTYA (Book of the Year Award)

ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers by James Balog was released September 11, 2012 by Rizzoli New York, the world-renowned publisher of art books. Terry Tempest Williams, one of America's most distinguished environmental writers and thinkers, contributes the epilogue. In this kaleidoscopic view of remote Arctic and alpine landscapes, ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers celebrates a realm of exquisite beauty at the same time as it reveals how climate change is altering our world. Selected from the million-strong EIS photo archive, ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers celebrates the art and architecture of ice. We see stupendous ice sheets transformed by the sun, seawater and time, until they become small, glittering diamonds melting into the ever-rising global ocean. Hardcover 13" x 10", 288 pages, US $50.00, CAN $50.00, ISBN: 978-0-8478-3886-0. Order via or

EIS Multimedia Presentations and Exhibitions

James Balog has given multimedia presentations to hundreds of audiences large and small, including high-profile presentations at the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change; two U.S. Congressional briefings; the 2009 COP-15 United Nations Climate Change Congress in Copenhagen; the National Security Agency; the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver; the California Academy of Sciences; as well as corporate presentations for Apple, The North Face, Samsung, and Qualcomm. Click here to watch James Balog's talk at TEDGlobal 2009.

EIS News

Chasing Ice Wins Emmy® Award!

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James Balog at Dickinson College

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James Balog to Receive Duke LEAF Award

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James Balog to Receive Prize for Global Environmental Activism at Dickinson College

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Success on the Antarctic Peninsula

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EIS & EVT in Antarctica: Penguin Cams at Brown Bluff

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EIS in Antarctica!

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