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NASA study on hottest summers in Greenland churned out a new discovery and it's worrying!

NASA study on hottest summers in Greenland churned out a new discovery and it's worrying!

This solitary wave is a new discovery that may increase the potential for sustained ice loss in Greenland as the climate continues to warm, with implications for the future rate of sea level rise.

May 26, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Some of Greenland's coastal ice may be lost by 2100: Study

Some of Greenland's coastal ice may be lost by 2100: Study

The new study suggests that the melting of Greenland's coastal ice will raise global sea level by about 1.5 inches by 2100.

Mar 31, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
World's oldest fossils spotted by Australian researchers

World's oldest fossils spotted by Australian researchers

Along with the fossils, they have also found signs that diverse life forms lived on Earth upto 3.7 billion years ago.

Sep 01, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

A new study was conducted by a group of scientists which revealed that melting ice in Greenland is linked to faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere.

Jun 10, 2016, 23:57 PM IST
Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!

Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!

This year marks IceBridge's eighth spring campaign of science flights over Arctic sea and land. 

May 25, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

Scientists say melting of Greenland glaciers worse than thought

The findings showed “the glaciers in Greenland are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.

Apr 25, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Want to live longer? Cut down your sitting time by 71 minutes!

A new study suggests that reducing sitting time at work by 71 minutes per day can have positive effect in the long.

Apr 21, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
Greenland sees record early melting of ice sheet

Greenland sees record early melting of ice sheet

"We had to check that our models were still working properly," climate scientist Peter Langen told the agency's Polar Portal website.

Apr 14, 2016, 23:21 PM IST
Earth's internal heat driving Greenland's ice melt

Earth's internal heat driving Greenland's ice melt

 An international team of geoscientists has found that Greenland sits over an area of abnormally hot mantle material that drives a widespread melting beneath the ice sheet and rapid ice flow over a distance of several hundred kms.

Apr 08, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Watch: OMG! NASA begins its earth expedition

Watch: OMG! NASA begins its earth expedition

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Mishra

Apr 05, 2016, 19:24 PM IST
Greenland melting linked to shrinking Arctic sea ice

Greenland melting linked to shrinking Arctic sea ice

Both transport a lot of heat, moisture and clouds over the Greenland ice sheet, leading to more melting, the researchers pointed out.

Mar 29, 2016, 00:26 AM IST
Revealed: Iceberg that sank Titanic was 100,000 years old!

Revealed: Iceberg that sank Titanic was 100,000 years old!

The iceberg that sank the Titanic on April 14, 1912, was estimated to be 400 feet in length and 100 feet above the ocean surface, giving it 1.5m tonnes in estimated size.

Mar 09, 2016, 04:10 AM IST
Watch: Chasing Ice captures terrifying effects of global warming!

Watch: Chasing Ice captures terrifying effects of global warming!

Shot in Western Greenland, this documentary won the award for Excellence in Cinematography at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and the Best Documentary from the International Press Association. It has received over 30 awards at various film festivals and still playing in theaters worldwide.

Feb 23, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
Greenland ice melt putting global ocean circulation at risk

Greenland ice melt putting global ocean circulation at risk

Researchers say it could impact the future climate in places such as portions of Europe and North America.

Jan 23, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet

Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet

Greenland's ice sheet has traditionally been pictured as a bit of a sponge for glacier meltwater, but new research has found that climate change is changing its structure, thereby reducing its ability to buffer its contribution to rising sea levels.

Jan 05, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Arctic air temperatures highest since 1900: Report

The Arctic is heating up, with air temperatures the hottest in 115 years, and the melting ice destroying walrus habitat and forcing some fish northward, a global scientific report said Tuesday.

Dec 15, 2015, 22:57 PM IST
This fast-melting glacier can change world's coastlines forever

This fast-melting glacier can change world's coastlines forever

By itself, the Zachariae Isstrom glacier holds enough water to trigger a half-meter rise in ocean levels around the world.

Nov 15, 2015, 08:33 AM IST
Ancient cold period gives new insight into future

Ancient cold period gives new insight into future

A well known period of abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago that occurred rapidly in northern latitudes but much more gradually in equatorial regions holds the key for future climate change, researchers have discovered.

Sep 02, 2015, 19:26 PM IST
Watch: NASA data reveals seas rising more than predicted

Watch: NASA data reveals seas rising more than predicted

Sea levels worldwide are rising faster than predicted as a result of climate change, according to NASA scientists.

Aug 27, 2015, 10:03 AM IST
Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study

Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday.

Jul 10, 2015, 00:22 AM IST