Glaciers

Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled

Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled

The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan, is the latest and perhaps most convincin...Read More

Endangered: World Heritage glaciers

Endangered: World Heritage glaciers

Geneva: Glaciers from almost half of natural World Heritage sites – such as the Khumbu Glacier in the Himalayas – may disappear completel...Read More

Alarm over N-residue in glaciers

Alarm over N-residue in glaciers

Vienna: Radioactive fallout from nuclear meltdowns and wea­pons testing is nestled in glaciers across the world, scientists said on Wedne...Read More

US scientists to climb Mount Everest, collect data on climate

US scientists to climb Mount Everest, collect data on climate

Kathmandu: A team of American scientists flew to the Mount Everest region Wednesday to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayan mou...Read More

NASA to intensify focus on Earth’s frozen regions

NASA to intensify focus on Earth’s frozen regions

Washington: To enhance understanding of Earth’s ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice, snow cover and permafrost, NASA will launch two new satell...Read More

Mystery behind bloody waterfall revealed

Mystery behind bloody waterfall revealed

Researchers say that a large source of salty water under the glacier is the reason for Blood Falls in Antartica  

Coastal ice on Greenland will  melt by 2100

Coastal ice on Greenland will melt by 2100

New York : The glaciers and ice caps that dot the edges of the Greenland coast are not likely to recover from the melting they are experi...Read More

‘Glaciers in Mt Everest shrink 28% in 40 yrs’

‘Glaciers in Mt Everest shrink 28% in 40 yrs’

Beijing : Glaciers on Mount Everest, source of major Asian rivers like Brahmaputra, have shrunk by 28 per cent over the past 40 years due...Read More

Antarctica gaining more ice than it’s losing: NASA

Antarctica gaining more ice than it’s losing: NASA

Washington : Antarctica is currently gaining enough ice to outweigh the increased losses from the continent’s thinning glaciers, a new NA...Read More

World glaciers melting at record rates

World glaciers melting at record rates

Geneva : Glaciers all over the world are melting at an alarming rate, with the first decade of the current century seeing up to thrice th...Read More

Everest glaciers may disappear  with climate change, warn scientists

Everest glaciers may disappear with climate change, warn scientists

Researchers say sustained ice loss through the 21st century is likely

Everest glaciers may disappear by 2100: stud

Everest glaciers may disappear by 2100: stud

Kathmandu:  Glaciers in the Everest region of the Himalayas could shrink at least 70 per cent or even disappear entirely by the end of th...Read More

Nepal quake may weaken Moraine dams: scientists

Nepal quake may weaken Moraine dams: scientists

Kathmandu :  Moraine dammed lakes may also have weakened during the earthquake of 7.9 magnitude that hit Nepal on April 25, which could r...Read More

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