glacial lakes

Russian scientists finally reach Lake Vostok


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 20 years of trying, Russian scientists have announced a major breakthrough in the quest to get to Lake Vostok. The scientists believe that the lake which ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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Climate change could spark more volcanoes, earthquakes, say experts


April 19th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Earthquakes and tsunamis are just the tip of the iceberg as climate change could lead to more "hazardous" geological events like volcanoes and landslides, experts have warned.While rising ... Read more...

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‘Mixed picture’ emerging of Himalayan glaciers’ melting


December 1st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that a mixed picture is emerging about the melting of the Himalayan glaciers, with some scientists backing the claim, while some opposing it.According to a report ... Read more...

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Himalayan glaciers’ melting poses threat to not only Bhutan, but entire South Asia


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 23 (ANI): Reports indicate that the melting of the Himalayan glaciers is threatening the kingdom of Bhutan, the impacts of which will adversely affect the entire South Asian region.According to ... Read more...

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Himalayan glaciers feared to be swelling dangerously due to global warming


June 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Scientists in Nepal have embarked on the first field studies of Himalayan glacial lakes, some of which are feared to be swelling dangerously due to global warming.In May, ... Read more...

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Hidden glacial lakes drive flow of Antarctic ice


November 17th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a hidden network of glacial lakes far below the Antarctic surface regulates the motion of the continents ice rivers.The study was ... Read more...

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Nepal Electricity Authority cuts load shedding


June 5th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 5 (ANI): The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reduced load-shedding from nine to five hours a week. Nepalnews quoted electricity authority as saying that it was able to reduce load-shedding ... Read more...

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