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Lost seal pup finally found in Skegness


January 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Greenland, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lost seal pup has been found about 2,000 miles away from her home. The animal named Eve has previously been found in Germany and Scotland after ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice to melt by 2015: Expert


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The Arctic Sea ice could completely melt away by mid 2015, destroying the habitat of polar bears and other endangered animals, says an expert.Peter Wadhams, professor ... Read more...

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Ice samples show climate capable of abrupt changes


September 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Samples drilled from Greenland's ice sheets have thrown up intitial clues that our climate is capable of very rapid and rather abrupt changes, according to an ... Read more...

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Warming ocean layers melt polar ice sheets faster


July 4th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Warming of the ocean's subsurface layers will melt portions of underwater Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets faster than previously thought, increasing sea levels more than projected. ... Read more...

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Father-daughter duo complete Trans-Greenland Ski Expedition


June 9th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A father-daughter duo of explorers from Delhi have completed the gruelling 600 km Trans-Greenland Ski Expedition as part of a 19-day adventure tour, their sponsor ... Read more...

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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 |

Researchers map how ice sheets shrank during Ice Age


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Researchers have mapped for the first time how the last British ice sheet shrank during the Ice Age. The maps record the pattern and speed of shrinkage of ... Read more...

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Dubai islands falling into the sea, say experts


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have warned that the luxury islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea. They told a tribunal that the man-made project off ... Read more...

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It’s official: It was the coldest December in Britain in 120 years


January 1st, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Last December was the coldest in Britain in more than 120 years, say officials. The benchmark Central England Temperature plunged to an average of -0.6 degrees Celsius over ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Unexpectedly Greenland is experiencing warm weather


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nuuk, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year, the world has seen some extremes that have exposed how dependent mankind is on nature.Innovations and civilization has solved many problems and they also seek ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China to create world’s 3rd tallest building


December 9th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): The world's 3rd tallest building will be in Central China's Wuhan city.A computer-generated image shows how the building will look when completed in 2014, reports the ... Read more...

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Rapid Ice Melting In The Arctic Region Raises Concern


September 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global warming is resulting in the melting of the ice and 2010 has been reported as the hottest of the 130 year record maintained by NASA. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Greenland allowed to hunt humpback whales


June 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agadir (Morocco), June 25 (DPA) Greenland may hunt humpback whales, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) decided Friday as the 88 IWC countries were wrapping up their five-day annual meeting in the Moroccan ... Read more...

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Scientist plans to ‘look back in time’ to analyse melting ice caps


June 8th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A scientist declared that he planned to 'look back in time' to estimate how much ice caps could melt because of climate change.Dr Craig Storey, of the University ... Read more...

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Cairn India sells stake, raises $1.6 billion


October 15th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Rajasthan crude oil fields operator Cairn India Thursday said it had sold a 2.3 percent stake to Malaysian oil major Petronas and raised $1.6 billion through domestic ... Read more...

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Bowhead whales sing love songs in different voices


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Hydrophones have revealed that bowhead whales can sing in different voices to attract a mate and thereby ensure the species' survival. This is probably because global warming has opened ... Read more...

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Sea to rise 5 metres as West Antarctic ice sheet melts


July 7th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) The melting of West Antarctic ice sheet, Antarctica's most vulnerable part, could raise global sea levels by up to five metres. "Polar ice sheets have grown and collapsed ... Read more...

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Oldest falcon nest found in Greenland


June 18th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): The oldest nest used by falcons, dating back to even before the time of Jesus, has been discovered in Greenland.Gyrfalcons, the world's largest species of falcon, still continually ... Read more...

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Constant sunlight to blame for summer suicides in Greenland


May 8th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): As summer strikes Greenland, there is an increase in the suicide rates in the region, and now scientist have blamed the insomnia caused by incessant daylight for this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sainik farm owners’ plea for regularisation dismissed


January 14th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition by Sainik Farms residents who had said the government was discriminating against them by not regularising their colony.A division ... Read more...

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Sea level to rise by 1 meter in next 100 years


January 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): New research has indicated that the ocean could rise a meter higher than the current sea level in the next 100 years, which is three times higher ... Read more...

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Greenland losing nearly three times ice this year than 2007


December 16th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have determined that Greenlands ice glaciers are losing nearly three times ice this year as compared to last year.According to Jason Box, an associate professor of ... Read more...

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Rapid speed of ice shelf spread results in a quicker break-off


November 28th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A team of Penn State University researchers has derived a new variable which suggests that the faster an ice shelf spreads, the more rapid is its break-off.This ... Read more...

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Greenlands ice sheet in danger due to worlds fastest-flowing glacier


October 17th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Dramatic images taken at least every six hours over an entire year, using time-lapse technique, reveal how the worlds fastest-flowing glacier is draining Greenlands ice sheet and ... Read more...

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Greenland is accountable for a half millimeter-rise in global sea level per year


October 1st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Based on a new method for creating an accurate picture of Greenlands shrinking ice cap, it is now estimated that the country is accountable for a half ... Read more...

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Total solar eclipse Aug 1 to be partially visible in India


July 28th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The sky gazers in India will miss an opportunity to watch a total solar eclipse Aug 1 as the phenomena would only be partially visible in the ... Read more...

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Polar bear makes ice floe trip from Greenland to Iceland


June 17th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Reykjavik, June 17 (DPA) In the second case of its kind in two weeks, a polar bear was sighted in northern Iceland after apparently making a journey of several hundred kilometres atop ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

North Pole might be free of ice in 2008


April 26th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the North Pole might be free of ice before the end of this year, turning into a vast expanse of water.According to a ... Read more...

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Subtle wind variations may bring about abrupt climate changes


February 27th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new study by climate researchers has suggested that subtle wind variations can significantly influence climate, probably even driving abrupt climate changes.Carried out by Marisa Montoya and Levermann ... Read more...

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Hotspot under Earths crust dangerously melting Greenlands ice: Experts


December 13th, 2007 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): A thin spot in the Earth's crust is enabling underground magma to melt Greenlands ice, scientists at the Ohio State University feel. According to them, the "hotspot" is located in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Greenland’s landmass rising due to shrinking ice cap


November 14th, 2007 - 8:21 am ICT by admin
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Al Gore’s climate film contain’s ‘nine scientific errors’, says UK judge


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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