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First estuary under Antarctic ice discovered

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 14:31

For the first time, scientists have discovered that Antarctica`s massive ice sheet is hiding an estuary, where fresh water from rivers mixes with salt water from the ocean.

Satellite identifies potential danger atop Himalayas

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 09:32

A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikkim with a "very high" potential for it to burst and create devastation downstream.

Nepal: 13 killed, 60 missing in glacial lake burst

Last Updated: Saturday, May 05, 2012, 18:59

Nepal`s Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has ordered the authorities to conduct the rescue operation without any delay.