Melting glacier

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

As per the new research, the Arctic sea has been thawing at a rapid pace over the past three decades, making the ice to fall by more than half.

May 08, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
How a Rover vanished in just 4 days

How a Rover vanished in just 4 days

The discovery of the Slims River diversion away from the Bering Sea into the Kaskawulsh River was published on Tuesday in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Apr 19, 2017, 16:40 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

Volcanoes beneath Antarctic ice sheet melting glaciers

Not only climate change, subglacial volcanoes below the West Antarctic ice sheet are also contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier - a major river of ice that flows into Antarctica`s Pine Island Bay, a study suggests.

Jun 10, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Longest Himalayan glacier melting rapidly

Glaciers in most of the region are showing signs of shrinking, thinning, and retreating, which is giving way to a lot of melt water.

Dec 27, 2011, 16:50 PM IST