Chacaltaya Glacier

El Alto, Bolivia Melted 2009 The Chacaltaya Glacier melted away in 2009, six years earlier than scientists had anticipated, due to the increased pace of climate change. It was once the world’s highest ski resort. It was part of the Tuni Condioriri mountain glacier system which provides water for the people of El Alto and […]


Derwent, Derbyshire, England, UK

Flooded 1944


Margate, Kent, England, UK

Closed 1978

Maltepe Süreyya Beach

Instanbul, Turkey Filled-in 1980s This was a beloved beach outside of Istanbul. The city approved plans to fill in the beach in 1976 and since the 1980s the little pavilion has been flanked by streets and traffic. This painting is based on an uncredited photograph. This was a meeting point for young people’s summer joy […]