Melting Greenland's past to provide clues about its future
Melting Greenland's past to provide clues about its future

Providing a vital clue to the future of Greenland, scientists have measured how the island's ice sheet reacted to a warm period 8,000 to 5,000 years ago when the temperatures were two to four degrees Celsius warmer than present.

Oily fish may not prevent heart disease: Study

Often we have heard that eating oily fish is good for the heart. However, researchers have now questioned the validity of oily fish being a part of a heart healthy diet.

Greenland ice formed due to tectonic processes in deep Earth interior
Greenland ice formed due to tectonic processes in deep Earth interior

A new study has shed light on why Greenland is covered in ice and has suggested that the ice on Greenland could only form due to processes in the deep Earth interior.

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.

Greenlanders go to polls in vote dominated by economy

Greenland voters were casting their ballots Friday in an early election dominated by harsh economic reality as the world`s largest island struggles to capitalise on its huge natural riches.

Greenland independence on back burner in snap election

Greenland voters are on Friday expected to focus on the Arctic territory`s economic future rather than independence from Denmark, in a snap election prompted by a corruption scandal.

Greenland government calls election amid PM expenses scandal

Greenland`s government has called an election for November 28 after an expenses scandal prompted Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond to step down as leader of her party.

Greenland PM asks for leave amid expense probe

Greenland Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond has applied for temporary leave while she is being investigated over the misuse of public funds, the Sermitsiaq newspaper said on Tuesday.

Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volume

A new study has observed the changes in the altitude of Greenlandic and Antarctic glaciers.

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.

Foreign holiday preferred choice for Indians this summer: Survey

Travelling to international destinations for a holiday is the flavour this summer amongst Indians, according to a new trend report.

Greenland glacial melt could be more dangerous than previously believed

Researchers have said that Greenland`s icy reaches are far more vulnerable to warm ocean waters from climate change than had been thought.

Vikings used medieval compass for navigation even after sunset

New interpretations of a medieval compass suggest that the Vikings may have skillfully used the sun to operate the compass even when the sun had set below the horizon.

NASA`s laser technology to reveal ice melting impact on climate

A new laser-based technology from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) holds promise to tell how the melting of earth’s frozen regions may affect our climate.

Greenland`s ice sheet was smaller 3,000-5,000 years ago

Scientists have said that Greenland`s shrunken ice sheet was smaller than today about 3-5,000 years ago.

NASA to map Greenland ice sheet summer melt

For the first time, the Laser Vegetation Imaging Sensor, or LVIS, is set to fly aboard NASA`s new C-130 aircraft to map Greenland`s ice sheet and surrounding Arctic sea ice following a summer`s melt.

Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favor of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining.

Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favour of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining, paving the way for an industrial boom that the Arctic island hopes will help it gain independence from former colonial master Denmark.

Climate change may make Greenland greener by 2100

Climate change could lead to extensive growth of trees and bushes in large parts of Greenland - that are currently ice-free - by the end of the century, scientists predict.

Ice melt from icebergs to have massive impact on sea level rise

Stretches of ice on the coasts of Antarctica and Greenland are at risk of rapidly cracking apart and falling into the ocean, which could worsen sea level rise, according to new findings.