Tag: Melting Glaciers

Mount Everest Becomes Highest Garbage Dump In The World

Pemba Dorje Sherpa said Mount Everest has become an ‘eyesore’ with the ‘disgusting’ amount of garbage. One cause of the accumulated trash had been the growing number of inexperienced mountaineers that climb Everest through recent years.

Earth/Environment June 18, 2018

Ancient Humans May Have Traveled To North America From Asia Through This 17,000-year-old Coastal Route

New evidence suggested that early humans migrated to America through a 17,000-year-old coastal route found along Alaska’s Pacific Border. This current conclusion clashed with previous theory stating that early humans passed through Siberia to the Americas.

Ancient June 1, 2018

Melting Glaciers Reach Point Of No Return, According to Scientist: Polar Ice Caps Doomed To Melt

According to scientists, the melting of Earth’s glaciers has reached a point of no return. Because of continuous climate change, it’s now impossible for the planet’s glacial volume to ever reach a better state.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2018

Over 2,000 Artifacts Recovered From Norway's Melting Glaciers

Artifacts that were hidden for thousands of years are being recovered from Norway's melting glaciers. What can these items reveal about human activity in the past?

Ancient January 27, 2018

The Ocean Floor Is Sinking Due To Additional Water Weight From Melting Glaciers

The bottom of the ocean is sinking, warping and deforming because of added water weight from melting glaciers. What does this say about estimated extent of sea level rise?

Earth/Environment January 8, 2018

NASA Study Of Greenland’s Rink Glacier Reveals New Type Of Ice Loss

NASA has discovered a new mode of ice loss that was previously undetected despite its huge impact on Rink Glacier. The gigantic wave dented the bedrock underneath the ice sheet.

Earth/Environment May 26, 2017

What If All Ice On Earth Melted? Here’s A Chilling Image Of That Future

This map of North America shows what the continent would look like if the entire world’s ice were to disappear because of global warming. Glaciers worldwide are melting at a fast pace, shaping a completely different landscape for future generations.

Earth/Environment May 12, 2017

Time-Lapse Photos Of Thinning Glaciers Show Grim Picture Of Climate Change [Video]

A new set of time-lapse photos show that climate change is already affecting the Antarctic ice sheet and others around the world. Here's a look at the world's melting glaciers.

Earth/Environment April 4, 2017

Bodies Of Climbers Alex Lowe, David Bridges Found 16 Years After Deadly Avalanche

Sixteen years have passed since Alex Lowe and David Bridges forfeited their life in an avalanche. Now, with the discovery of their bodies, comes closure for friends and family of the two climbers.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Melting Ice Sheets, Changes In Water On Land Changing Earth's Rotation

Melting ice sheets and water changes on Earth is changing the Earth's rotation, a new study has found. The North and South Poles are also said to make shifts, raising concerns about the geophysical effects of climate change to the planet.

Earth/Environment April 10, 2016

Melting Of Major Greenland Glacier Could Have Catastrophic Consequences

Researchers said the melting of the Zachariae Isstrom glacier in Greenland will have devastating effects for coastal cities worldwide. Low-lying areas and small island countries will be most affected, they said.

Earth/Environment November 16, 2015

Huge Greenland Glacier Crumbling Into The Sea Has Enough Ice To Raise Global Sea Levels

A massive glacier in northeast Greenland is in retreat, breaking up into the sea. Warmer air above and warmer sea water below is accelerating the process, researchers say.

Earth/Environment November 13, 2015

Antarctic Glaciers' Melting Said Near 'Unstoppable' Point, Threatening Sea Level Rise

The melting of glaciers may have reached a tipping point affecting all of the West Antarctic ice sheet, study finds. There is sufficient ice there to raise sea levels around the world by 10 feet, researchers say.

November 4, 2015

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