Showing posts with label melting ice. Show all posts
Showing posts with label melting ice. Show all posts

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Siberia's Giant Holes to Hell

A frozen lake has been found in one of the holes, at least proving that it isn't bottomless
Two giant holes are devouring Yamal. Over the past three years they have increased significantly in size and continue to grow. The "Gates of Hell" were first discovered in 2014.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

First tanker for Yamal LNG starts voyage over Northern Sea Route

Northern Sea Route
The first ice-class LNG carrier "Christophe de Margerie" to work within the Yamal LNG project framework entered the Kara Sea and started its first voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR), Yamal LNG company said on Tuesday.

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.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seeds in Norway's ‘Doomsday Vault’ Rescued From Effects of Global Warming

The world’s global seed bank, a hedge against ecological catastrophe, has been declared safe after floodwaters caused by warming temperatures gushed into the main entrance and threatened to destroy the contents of the facility.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic" :Study

A scientific study published in the prestigious journal Palaeoworld in December issued a dire -- and possibly prophetic -- warning, though it garnered little attention in the media.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

US Scientists: Melting Polar Caps Could Spell Danger For Coastal Cities

Climate scientists have reported that sections of Antarctica’s ice shelf, previously relatively unaffected by rising global temperatures, have begun to melt.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Greenland Pushes Denmark to Clean Up Dangerous American Military Junk

Greenland is asking Denmark to clean up US military junk left behind by Cold War-era American military projects on the giant island.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Arctic warming threatens nomad reindeer herding: study

The loss of sea ice in the warming Arctic is threatening reindeer herding in northern Russia -- the livelihood of one of the region's last remaining nomad communities, researchers said Thursday.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Melting Away: Greenland's Ice Melt Seven Percent Faster Than Predicted

A new study has revealed that ice in Greenland is melting seven-percent faster than was earlier predicted by scientists, due to the long-lasting effect of a hotspot in the Earth’s mantle under the landmass.

Friday, August 05, 2016

Melting ice sheet may expose Cold War base, hazardous waste

United States military officials in the 1960s thought it could be thousands of years before an abandoned base in Greenland was again visible without a lot of digging, but that's only because they didn't count on the Greenland Ice Sheet melting so soon.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Authorities expand buffer zone around anthrax spot in Russia's Yamal

The buffer zone created around the hotbed of the anthrax outbreak in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous area has been expanded to 11,000 square kilometers, the press office of the region’s governor has told TASS.

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.

Friday, March 11, 2016

CO2 emissions pose huge threat to Antarctic ice sheet. Would raise the global sea level by about 60 meters

The world is on track for massive sea level rises resulting from the melting of an Antarctic ice sheet if carbon dioxide emissions continue as predicted, a leading New Zealand expert said Friday.

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, September 28, 2015

Methane emission in Arctic can contribute to global warming

Scientists from the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have discovered anomalous fields where methane is emitted because of permafrost degradation on the Arctic shelf in Siberia. This can significantly change the climate on the Earth, Professor at Department of Geology and Mineral Exploration Natalya Shakova told journalists on Monday.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Obama: Alaskans Feel Signs of Climate Change

U.S. President Barack Obama says Alaskans — residents of the vast and remote northwestern state that lies partially in the Arctic Circle — are already feeling the effects of climate change, as he prepares for a three-day visit to the state starting Monday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Researchers examine bottom of strange crater in N Siberia

Russian researchers for the first time have reached the bottom of the strange large crater on the Yamal Peninsula, northwest Siberia, the press service of the regional government told TASS.

EL News