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Last of the snow melted in Edmonton

At the time when we are done with the fun of the summer (and, waiting a snowfall anytime soon), Edmonton saw the last of the last year’s snow! Well, it’s not from some glacier – but a last winter’s snow pile at its west-end storage site, one of the five snow-storage sites in Edmonton, melted […]

Shrinking Greenland ice sheet

Following the trend of melting of the ice in the Arctic, Greenland’s ice sheet and glaciers are shrinking at an alarming rate. Melting of ice in Greenland sends huge icebergs (like the one that blocked the Newfoundland’s Goose Cove harbor) and gushing water in the Atlantic. The melting threatens to raise ocean level causing flooding […]