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Sunday, May 26, 2013
`India has science, business interests in the Arctic`
India also has a research station in the Arctic, Himadri. Operated by the National Centre for Antarc...
Earth`s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates
A Syracuse University researcher has argued that the Earth`s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise...
New evidence supports theory of cosmic impact 12,800 yrs ago
About 12,800 years ago when the Earth was warming and emerging from the last ice age, a dramatic and...
Cosmic impact wiped out woolly mammoths?
Woolly mammoths - the gigantic cousins of modern day elephants - may have died as a result of climat...
Longest-ever Everest ice core to study climate change
Scientists have obtained the longest ice core ever from the Mount Everest, measuring 142 metres, alo...
Sea level change influenced tropical climate during last ice age
A new study looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change, and our ability ...
Rapid climate change led to decline of ice age trees
Short, sharp fluctuations in the Earth`s climate throughout the last ice age may have stopped trees ...
World`s biggest ice sheets likely more stable than thought
A research team has argued that high ancient shorelines do not necessarily reflect ice sheet collaps...
Global warming causes North Pole shift: Study
A new study that has been published in the Geophysical Research Letters, has found that the location...
Arctic could be ice-free in future
Analyses of the longest continental sediment core ever collected in the Arctic has provided "absolut...
Dietary flexibility helped bears and wolves survive after ice age
A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, suggests that dietary fl...
Ice age ancestors used similar words as modern humans
Scientists have unveiled the `super-language` used by our Ice-Age ancestors to communicate in Europe...
NASA rover to explore Greenland`s ice
NASA is sending a six feet-tall solar-powered rover prototype for ice exploration on highest part of...
New rover set to explore Greenland ice sheet
NASA`s newest scientific rover, known as GROVER is set for testing May 3 through June 8 in the highe...
Hollow ice tubes in polar seas provide clues to origin of life
Scientists believe life on Earth may have originated not in warm tropical seas, but with weird tubes...
Antarctic summer ice melting 10 times faster: Study
Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, a new study showe...
Canada FM loses beer bet to Kerry on ice hockey
Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird on Thursday handed over a case of Canadian beer to his US count...
Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age
A dwarf baleen whale from Northern California avoided extinction far longer than previously thought ...
Thin clouds drove Greenland`s record-breaking 2012 ice melt
Thin, low-level clouds were instrumental in driving Greenland`s record-shattering ice melt last year...
`Melting of ice in Arctic and Himalayas to affect India, China`
Himalayan nations, including India and China, will be affected in a big way by the melting of the ic...
Arctic Ocean records all time fifth lowest wintertime sea ice extent
After a record melt season last year, the Arctic Ocean`s icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on re...
Low-level clouds behind Greenland`s record-breaking ice melt in 2012
The culprit that caused the record-shattering level of ice melting in Greenland in 2012 may have bee...
Earth could be heading for another Ice Age
As Britain prepares to shiver for at least another month, a leading scientist has predicted that the...
Achuthanandan seeks to post case to March 25
Veteran CPI(M) leader V S Achutanandan on Monday approached the Kerala High Court to post to March 2...
Arctic Ocean: Strategic implications for India and the region
The major impact of a rapidly melting Arctic on South Asia, is linked to sea level rise.
Microbial life found in buried Antarctic lake
Scientists claim to have discovered a new type of bacterial life in waters from a mysterious buried ...
Glaciers will melt faster than ever and loss could be irreversible, warn scientists
Canada`s Arctic Archipelago glaciers will melt faster than ever in the next few centuries.
Global warming to open unexpected shipping routes in Arctic: Study
Global warming will make frigid shipping routes much more accessible than ever imagined by melting a...
New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`
Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could aff...
Traces of life on Martian surface may have been bleached away
A Martian meteorite found in Antarctic ice suggests that the surface of the Red Planet is riddled wi...
Israel`s PM freezes ice cream expenditure
Following an Israeli newspaper`s scoop, the country`s Prime Minister has "frozen" his annual ice cre...
Arctic ice level down to a fifth since 1980
The Arctic has lost more than a third of summer sea-ice volume since a decade ago, and is only a fif...
Ice age wiped out plant diversity?
Ice ages wiped out rich plant diversity in Australia, proving that extinction, instead of evolution,...
Ice cream parlour case diary embarrasses UDF
In embarrassment to UDF in Kerala, case diary of "ice cream parlour sabotage case" says Indian Union...
`Arctic ice melt could wipe out polar bears`
An unexpected increase in Arctic sea ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the pola...
Freak cyclone delinked from record low for Arctic sea ice
A new study has delinked an unusually large summer cyclone originating in Siberia from last year`s r...
Signs of life discovered in lake half a mile beneath Antarctic ice sheet
Scientists have claimed to have found the first tantalising signs of life to be detected in waters f...
Parlour sex case: Govt withdraws revision petition
Kerala govt Wednesday withdrew its revision petition filed in connection with the case relating to a...
Dry ice smoke carves up dramatic sand dunes on Mars
The seasonal thawing of carbon dioxide ice near Mars` north pole carves grooves in the red planet`s ...
Seasonal thawing of dry ice `causing changes to Martian surface`
Researchers using NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter see seasonal changes on far-northern Martian sa...
Greenland ice cores provide vision of `warmer` future world
Ice cores drilled in the Greenland ice sheet are giving scientists their clearest insight to a world...
Melt ponds causing Arctic ice to melt faster
Apart from declining over the past decade, the Arctic sea ice has also become distinctly thinner and...
Ice cream parlour sex scandal: Court to consider Achuthananda`s petition next month
A court posted to February 5 a petition by Opposition leader in the Kerala Assembly VS Achuthanandan...
Indian student develops ice cubes that measure alcohol intake
An Indian student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has created digital ice cubes that warn ...
Rise in sea levels from melting ice sheets may be even greater
Rise in sea levels in the future due to the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could ...
West Antarctic ice sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought
The western part of the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is experiencing nearly twice as much...
Is Alaska heading towards ice age?
Bucking the overall global warming trend, Alaska may actually be heading for an ice age with scienti...
West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice as fast as previously thought
The western part of the Antarctica ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previou...
`Hidden` Antarctica ice lake may harbour unique microbial life
Scietists in Antarctica are in a race against time to drill through a two-mile-thick ice cap coverin...
Ice flow to ocean offsetting Antarctica`s ice gain: Study
A new study shows that a lot of the ice gain in the Antarctic ice sheet due to increased snowfall tr...
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