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Thawing arctic soil may release greenhouse gases


November 7th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) The frozen soil between the North Pole and the Arctic Ocean locks up 1,672 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases which may be released as the temperature ... Read more...

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Climate change ‘retreating Arctic coastline by half a metre every year’


April 18th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Climate change and increased erosion are retreating the Arctic coastline by half a metre every year, according to a new study by more than 30 scientists from 10 ... Read more...

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Climate change pushing back Arctic coastline


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Climate change and increased erosion are pushing back the Arctic coastline by half a metre every year.This implies substantial changes for Arctic ecosystems near the coast ... Read more...

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Ancient hairball helps paint picture of 4,000-year-old man from Greenland


February 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have taken the help of a 4,000-year-old hairball found frozen in Greenland to create the first ancient-human genome, and subsequently draw a picture of a dark-eyed ... Read more...

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Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate


May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

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Life may exist below the surface of Mars


December 6th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simulation of Mars, which indicates that some form of life could exist below the surface of the Red Planet.The thin atmosphere of ... Read more...

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Gas-rich ice is super source of fuel: Canadian experts


July 9th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 8 (IANS) As global fuel prices skyrocket, Canadian experts claim to have found a new source of natural gas that could outlast other conventional sources of fossil fuels. According to ... Read more...

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Arctic methane may trigger abrupt climate change


May 29th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (IANS) An abrupt release of methane from ice sheets 635 million years ago triggered a spell of global warming, says a study that contends something similar is just waiting ... Read more...

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Methane release could replicate 635 million year old climatic catastrophe


May 29th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): An ancient release of methane some 635 million years ago, which caused global warming and an ending of the last snowball ice age, might happen again in ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft adjusts flight path for Mars landing on May 25th


April 12th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): NASA engineers have adjusted the flight path of the Phoenix Mars Lander, setting the spacecraft on course for its May 25th landing on the Red Planet.NASAs Mars ... Read more...

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African seed collection arrives in Norway on route to Arctic seed vault


February 1st, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A shipment carrying twenty-one boxes filled with 7,000 unique seed samples from more than 36 African nations has arrived in Norway, on route to the Svalbard Global Seed ... Read more...

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