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04-13-2024
Antarctic ice shelves are melting faster due to ocean currents
The pristine world of Antarctica, a kingdom of ice and snow, is facing a hidden danger: ocean currents. Its massive ice shelves, those vast floating platforms of ice, are destabilizing at an alarming rate. As they melt away, they threaten to unleash the glaciers held back behind them, leading to a catastrophic rise in global sea levels. Ice shelves: Antarctica's critical gatekeepers Picture ice shelves as colossal frozen extensions of the Antarctic continent, floating out over the ocean. These shelves form when massive glaciers flow from the...
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08-31-2016
Groups: Judge was wrong to ban fracking
Groups: Judge was wrong to ban fracking A federal judge...
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08-31-2016
The new normal for Arctic sea ice melt
This year's melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding...
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08-31-2016
'Ecosystem canaries' provide early warning signals of catastrophic changes
'Ecosystem canaries' provide early warning signals of catastrophic changes New...
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08-31-2016
Algae blooms are accelerating the Greenland ice sheet melt
Algae blooms are accelerating the Greenland ice sheet melt Rising...
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08-31-2016
Study: Cloth masks don't protect against air pollution
Study: Cloth masks don't protect against air pollution. Results of...
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08-31-2016
Tropical Storm Fiona is weakening from wind shear
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Fiona as...
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08-31-2016
Emissions from thawing permafrost could significantly increase global warming
Emissions from thawing permafrost could significantly increase global warming ....
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08-31-2016
Study: Owning a water well promotes environmental awareness
Study: Owning a water well promotes environmental awareness. Kansans who...
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08-31-2016
Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die
Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die. Montana wildlife...
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08-31-2016
Pro-nuclear countries making slower progress on climate change targets
Pro-nuclear countries making slower progress on climate change targets. A...
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08-31-2016
Tropical Depression Kay losing strength
Tropical Depression Kay losing strength. NASA's Aqua satellite saw continually...
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08-31-2016
Scientists: Ozone season may soon last longer in the Southeastern US
Scientists: Ozone season may soon last longer in the Southeastern...
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