Snæfellsjökull is a glacier-capped volcano in western Iceland. It's thought to be around 700,000 years old, but campaigners say that at the current rate of melting it could vanish altogether within the next half a century.

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Aiming to position the climate crisis center stage in Iceland's presidential election on June 1, they set out to have Snæfellsjökull's glacier included on the ballot. Although they ultimately failed to garner sufficient signatures in support of the nomination, activists behind the candidacy bid say it's just the beginning.