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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.

North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last climate transition, says a study providing valuable insights into why large continental ice-sheets first grew in North America and Scandinavia some 2.7 million years ago.

Sailing in 2018 - Bigger, better, safer Titanic

Sailing in 2018 - Bigger, better, safer Titanic

The brain behind Titanic II is Australian billionaire Clive Palmer and his firm, Blue Star Line.

See pic: NASA's image of the day - Phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic

See pic: NASA's image of the day - Phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic

NASA has unveiled a stunning image of phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic, taken in late September.  

Siberian craters may help in solving Bermuda Triangle mystery

Scientists have claimed that giant Siberian craters that were recently found might help in solving the long standing mystery of Bermuda Triangle.

Earth`s wobble provides marine organisms with food

The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis helps control the production of a nutrient that is essential to ocean`s health, a new study has revealed.

Arctic current flowed under deep freeze of last ice age

Many scientists assumed that during the last ice age, when thick ice covered the Arctic, the deep currents below that feed the North Atlantic Ocean and help drive global ocean currents slowed or even stopped.

Moon sank the Titanic?

The moon played a key role in sinking luxury passenger liner Titanic which went down in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 after hitting an iceberg.

Atlantis-like landscape discovered

Geologists have discovered what they say is an ancient, lost landscape that lies deep beneath the sediment of the North Atlantic Ocean near the northern coast of Scotland.