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Latest Retreat of glaciers since Stories

2011-10-26 09:13:38

Significant increases in annual temperatures are having a devastating effect on glaciers in the mountainous regions of south-western China, potentially affecting natural habitats, tourism and wider economic development.

Mount Everest Could One Day Be Ice-free
2011-09-26 08:36:17

Rapid climate change could soon leave Mount Everest ascenders with an ice-free climb, according to climbers and custodians of the world’s tallest mountain.

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2011-07-25 13:50:00

An international team of researchers has combined data from multiple sources to provide the clearest account yet of how much glacial ice surges into the sea following the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves.

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2011-07-17 07:31:08

Study on Jakobshavn Isbrae supports growing evidence that calving glaciers are particularly sensitive to climate change.

2011-07-13 12:37:05

Fresh research into glaciers could help scientists better predict the impact of changing climates on global sea levels.

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2011-04-04 11:05:00

New research, published Sunday in the journal Nature Geoscience, highlights San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, which has retreated about 5 miles since the peak of the Little Ice Age.

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2011-02-24 11:08:53

Recent scientific studies indicate that between June 1983 and August 2006, a glacier on Peru’s Huaytapallana Mountain has lost 50 percent of its surface ice.

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2010-12-08 06:45:00

Glaciers are melting faster in southern South America and Alaska than in Europe, and communities need to adapt to the meltdown.

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2010-09-09 08:23:28

As the last ice age was ending, about 13,000 years ago, a final blast of cold hit Europe, and for a thousand years or more, it felt like the ice age had returned.

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2010-09-07 09:36:56

An Oregon State University research program has returned to Collier Glacier for the first time in almost 20 years and found that the glacier has decreased more than 20 percent from its size in the late 1980s.


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