Showing posts with label Glaciers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Glaciers. Show all posts

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Melting puts glacier at risk of collapse - China.org.cn

Thwaites Glacier

Scientists have warned that one of the most significant glaciers in the Antarctica is at serious risk of collapse because of being loosened by warmer temperatures in the surrounding seas, with the potential for globally significant consequences.

Sunday, February 07, 2021

50 People Feared Dead In Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster, 3 Bodies Recovered - Police Sources - UrduPoint - video

 Fifty people are feared dead as a result of the breaking of Nanda Devi glacier in India's northern state of Uttarakhand, sources in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) told Sputnik on Sunday.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Climat: les glaciers alpins fondent trois fois plus vite depuis 2003

les glaciers alpins
Mis à mal par le réchauffement climatique, les glaciers des Alpes françaises ont enregistré entre 2003 et 2015 une perte moyenne de 25% de leur superficie, qui rétrécit désormais "trois fois plus vite" qu'auparavant, révèle une récente étude.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bolivia says goodbye to part of an 18,000-year-old glacier

Saying goodbye isn't always sad, as is the case with two large pieces of ice taken from a glacier on Illimani, the second tallest mountain in Bolivia, which will be taken to Europe to preserve and decipher the 18,000 years of history frozen inside them.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canadian River Reverses Direction After Climate Change Chases Away Its Glacier

As glaciers disappear on our increasingly warm planet, the rivers fed by their meltwater are affected as well, sometimes dramatically altering the landscape, as the remarkable shift of a Canadian river has just illustrated.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Bleak future for New Zealand's glaciers after "unusual" advance: scientists

New Zealand's glaciers grew in size over a period of 25 years when glaciers elsewhere in the world were shrinking, scientists said Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Antarctic Ice Hides 'Alien' Life on Bottom of Subglacial Lake

In early October, Russian scientists reported finding a unique bacterium in the subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica. The discovered microorganism could provide a clue as to what life forms we can expect to encounter when we venture further out into space.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Austrian glaciers see large retreat in 2015

The hot Austrian summer of 2015 has led to a large retreat of the country's glaciers, an expert in the field said on Friday.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Greenland's ice sheet from 40,000 feet

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Tuesday released a stunning image of Greenland's ice sheet taken from 40,000 feet by the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign team.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mankind's CO2 emissions may delay next ice age -- study

Human-driven climate change may have put the next ice age off by about 50,000 years, said scientists Thursday, highlighting our species' ever-more dominant influence on Earth's natural cycles.

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