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

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.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Austria's largest glacier could disappear by 2050

Glaciers in the Hohe Tauern mountain range in southern Austria have melted at an extremely high rate this year, with estimations that the longest glacier known as the Pasterze could disappear almost entirely by 2050, it was reported Thursday.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Tibetan PM in-exile warns impact in Northeast from dams built by China in Tibet

Tibetan prime minister in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Monday has warned dam construction in Tibet by China is set to have serious ecological and livelihood implications due to alteration of water flow through Brahmaputra in Northeast.

Mass gains of Antarctic ice sheet greater than losses (NASA)

A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Climate change: Tibet sees receding glaciers, shrinking permafrost

The Tibetan plateau, home to the third largest store of ice that feeds Asia’s six great rivers, is highly vulnerable to climate change, researchers say, warning that over two-thirds of the glaciers could disappear by 2050.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Swelling lake threatens endangered wildlife, infrastructure

A major salt lake on northwest China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has more than tripled in size for years due to climate change, posing a threat to local infrastructure and animals living nearby.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Οι παγετώνες του Έβερεστ ίσως λιώσουν έως το τέλος του αιώνα

 Πρόσφατη έρευνα αποκαλύπτει ότι οι παγετώνες του όρους Έβερεστ ίσως λιώσουν πριν από το τέλος αυτού του αιώνα.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Glacier collapses in China's Xinjiang

A huge body of glacier has collapsed in China's Xinjiang, burying more than 100 cattle, crushing dozens of houses and damaging 1,000 hectares of grassland, local government said on Saturday.

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