Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thought
Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thought

A new study has provided the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade.

Greenpeace denounces destruction of rock glaciers in Chile

Mining operations are destroying rock glaciers in Chile's central valley, already one of the world's most battered glacier areas, Greenpeace said in a statement Wednesday.

Glacial retreat will continue but can be checked: Scientist
Glacial retreat will continue but can be checked: Scientist

The glaciers in the Himalayas will continue to retreat for another 40-50 years and if this phenomenon is not checked, temperature will rise by at least four degrees Celsius by the end of this century.

Why Himalayan Karakoram Range glaciers are expanding, not melting mystery finally solved
Why Himalayan Karakoram Range glaciers are expanding, not melting mystery finally solved

A new research has resolved the " Karakoram anomaly ," where glaciers have remained stable and even increased in mass while many glaciers nearby have receded.

Mystery behind the stable Karakoram glaciers unveiled
Mystery behind the stable Karakoram glaciers unveiled

After years of remaining a subject of mystery the reason behind the Kararoram glaciers' stability has finally been revealed.

Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?
Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?

Using satellite images, researchers for the first time have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers as they flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars.

Efforts on to monitor Himalayan glaciers: Govt

The Minister of state for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said that efforts are underway for the regular monitoring of the dynamics and climate studies of the Himalayan glaciers.

Curiosity traversing ancient glaciers on Red Planet

NASA has revealed that the Martian crater Gale, through which the NASA rover Curiosity is currently traversing, was covered with glaciers about 3,500 million years ago.

Refreezing of deep ice sheets creates mysterious blocks in Greenland: Study

A new research has discovered a mysterious blocks of ice as tall as city skyscrapers and as wide as the island of Manhattan at the very bottom of the ice sheet in Greenland.

Water level in Ganga, Brahmaputra to increase till 2050: Study

A new study has revealed that water supply in rivers like Ganga, Brahmaputra and Indus will increase in the coming decades.

Glaciers in Tibetan Plateau shrink 15% due to global warming: Report

Glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in western China have shrunk by 15 per cent over the past three decades and the situation could worsen in future due to global warming, according to Chinese scientists.

`Everest glaciers in Tibet have shrunk due to warming`

Glaciers on Mount Everest in Tibet have shrunk by 10 per cent over the past 40 years due to global warming, a Chinese researcher said Wednesday, warning that climate change has impacted the plateau.

West Antarctic glaciers draining more ice than they did 40 years ago

Researchers have found that six massive glaciers in West Antarctica are moving faster than they did 40 years ago, causing more ice to discharge into the ocean and global sea level to rise.

New computer model could help better predict glacial response to global climate change

Researchers have used advanced geochronology techniques such as cosmogenic and luminescence dating to more accurately determine the age of their frozen samples.

NASA sheds light into Greenland`s ice sheet loss

A new Research using data from NASA is giving insight into one of the processes causing Greenland`s ice sheet to lose mass.

Volcanoes helped plant, animal species survive ice ages

Researchers has found evidence that the steam and heat from volcanoes and heated rocks allowed many species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages.

SOS 54 years ago warned about vanishing glaciers

At a time when glaciers are melting at an alarming pace, an SOS buried in a bottle 54 years back in the Canadian Arctic, and unearthed now, sent a distress signal about the world`s rapidly disappearing glaciers.

New Zealand`s glaciers in the Southern Alps shrinking

New Zealand`s renowned glaciers in the Southern Alps will shrink up to 60 percent by the end of the century as the earth`s climate continues to warm, scientists forecast Monday

`Pak glaciers melting because of rising temperature`

Pakistan`s glaciers are continuously melting because of rising temperature, and by the year 2035, the country will no longer have water reserves in the shape of glaciers, a federal Minister said.

Melting glaciers likely to have `minor` role in future sea-level rise

A new study has suggested that melt-water that trickles down through the ice is likely to have a minor role in sea-level rise compared with other effects like iceberg production and surface melt.