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Antarctica may lift sea level sooner than previously thought

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:44

A new study has revealed that Antarctica may raise the sea level faster than previously thought posing threat to the coasts and coastal megacities.

Greenland ice sheet collapse linked to sea level rise 400,000 years ago

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 13:44

Researchers suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold; resulting in a nearly complete deglaciation of southern Greenland and raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.

30 percent economic activity in Goa at risk due to global warming

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:10

Over 30 percent of economic activity in tourism-centric Goa was vulnerable to global warming, a leading academic has said.

Climate talks: `Raise your voice, not sea level` – UN

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:41

The United Nations seized World Environment Day today to demand action on climate change to protect small island states threatened by rising seas, drought and floods.

Rise in sea level doubled in three decades, say researchers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:35

he rise of sea level in the world is around three millimetres per year, which is double the rate three decades ago, a senior scientist said here today.

Global sea level rise: World at threat

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:53

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight. It forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its melting and sublimation over many years, often centuries.

Bolivia launches world`s highest cable railway

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 03:55

Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated Friday the first segment of the world`s highest cable railway line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level.

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:58

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:08

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

Certainty on sea levels rise by 2030: Scientists

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:21

The burning question whether sea level rise is accelerating can only be answered with a degree of certainty by 2030, an international team of scientists has claimed.

New technique to determine whether or not sea level rise is accelerating

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 14:09

Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century to address the controversial topic of whether or not the rate of sea level rise is currently increasing.

West Antarctic glaciers draining more ice than they did 40 years ago

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 15:29

Researchers have found that six massive glaciers in West Antarctica are moving faster than they did 40 years ago, causing more ice to discharge into the ocean and global sea level to rise.