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Arctic to be ice-free soon – melting at 4x faster than predicted?

With the record decrease in ice extent and volume, the threat of global warming on the global climate has turned out to be very real. Many are alarmed and frustrated on the realization that there is nothing much they can do, except of course, to dump the pop can they used during lunch in the […]

Two glaciers in Nepal to disappear

Analysis of two glaciers in Nepal, for the past 10 years, have revealed that they are shrinking in an alarming rate. According to a research conducted by researchers from Japan’s Nagoya University, the Yala glacier of Langtang Himal and the AX010 glacier of Shorong Himal have shrunk annually by 0. 8 meters and 0.81 meters […]

Climate scientist: optimistic on Ice-free Arctic

US Climate scientist has told that the Arctic will be practically ice-free during the summer within thirty years. By the rate the ice cover is decreasing, the estimate looks highly possible. The climate change in that time can bring some good as well as bad changes in the earth. While talking with CNN, Mark Serreze, […]

Record low Arctic ice cover in July

The average Arctic ice cover of about 7.92 million square kilometers (3.06 million square miles), during the month of July, is the new record in lowest Arctic ice cover for the month.  (clicking on the image on the left takes to the National Snow and Ice Data Center’s original image). The according to a report […]

Arctic scientist’s suspension from job questioned

Charles Monnet, a wildlife researcher with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, (BOEMRE), is "suspended from his job for mysterious reasons" on July 18. He received his official letter on August 1st asking Monnet to meet government investigators on August 9. Guardian reports that he will be asked about his compliance […]