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Glaciers on Svalbard behave differently

Many glaciers on Svalbard behave very differently from other glaciers worldwide. They advance massively for some years and then quickly retreat โ€“ and then remain quiescent for fifty to a hundred years โ€“ before they once ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Polar tourists see an icy world melt

They go to paddle between glistening icebergs or ski on blinding white ice, but a rising number of polar tourists get to see something else, too: the monumental changes wrought by global warming.

dateNov 26, 2015 in Environment
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