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Melting ice sheets largest contributor to sea level rise


March 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Melting Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are overtaking ice loss from mountain glaciers and ice caps to become the dominant contributor to global sea level rise, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global warming taking giant bites out of underbellies of Greenland’s glaciers


February 15th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found out that water warmed by climate change is taking giant bites out of the underbellies of Greenland's glaciers, with 75 per ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earth may become ‘Waterworld’ if rise in sea level continues


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): If the alarming rise in sea level is anything to go by, the fictional world depicted in the Hollywood movie 'Waterworld' may soon be a reality.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sea level rise to threaten 1 in 10 humans in low-lying coastal areas by 2100


March 11th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): New research has indicated that rising sea levels due to global warming would have major impacts around the world, with a maximum rise of one meter by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abrupt climate shifts may come within decades


December 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new U.S. government report has determined that abrupt climate shifts resulting in rising sea levels and severe droughts, may come within decades, which is sooner than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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