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Ice-loss making Earth move 250 miles down

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:50

Researchers have explained why the upward motion of the Earth`s crust in the Northern Antarctic Peninsula is currently taking place so quickly.

New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 14:04

Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could affect some regions far more than others.

Ice loss in both Greenland and Antarctica three times more than estimated

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 19:04

The combined rate of melting for the ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has increased during the last 20 years, an international team of experts has found in a landmark study.

Mount Kilimanjaro may be ice free by 2060

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 21:06

The peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free-standing mountain, could be gone by 2060, scientists have claimed

Recent Antarctic temperature rise `unusual but not unique`

Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 17:06

The Antarctic Peninsula, the rugged protrusion extending towards South America, is one of the most rapidly warming places on the planet.

Newly discovered underground Antarctic valley `speeding ice loss`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 17:23

Researchers have discovered a one mile deep rift valley hidden beneath the ice in West Antarctica, which they believe is contributing to ice loss from this part of the continent.

Ridge clue to Antarctic ice loss

Last Updated: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 23:39

A yellow submarine has helped to solve a puzzle about one of Antarctica`s fastest-melting glaciers.

Greenland ice loss driven by warming seas: Study

Last Updated: Monday, February 15, 2010, 09:23

Greenland`s continent-sized icesheet is being significantly eroded by winds and currents that drive warmer water into fjords, where it carves out the base of coastal glaciers, according to latest studies.

Greenland ice loss led to one sixth of sea-level rise

Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009, 16:23

Greenland has lost about 1,500 cubic kilometres of ice between 2000 and 2008, which is responsible for one-sixth of global sea-level rise, scientists have claimed.