News tagged with greenland ice

French islands under threat from rising sea levels

By the year 2100, global warming will have caused sea levels to rise by 1 to 3 meters. This will strongly affect islands, their flora, fauna and inhabitants. A team of researchers from the Ecologie, systématique et évolution ...

Sep 18, 2013 3.3 / 5 (7) 1

Sentinels of climate change

Ice currently covers more than 10 percent of our watery planet, yet its volume is continuing to decline at a staggering pace in response to our warming world.

Sep 29, 2010 4.3 / 5 (6) 2

As Greenland melts

Not that long ago - the blink of a geologic eye - global temperatures were so warm that ice on Greenland could have been hard to come by. Today, the largest island in the world is covered with ice 1.6 miles ...

Oct 19, 2009 2.5 / 5 (8) 3