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Arctic snow harbors deadly assassin

Heavy and prolonged snowfall can bring about unexpected conditions that encourage fungal growth, leading to the death of plants in the Arctic, according to experts.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Environment
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Greenland ice cap melting faster than ever

Satellite observations and a state-of-the art regional atmospheric model have independently confirmed that the Greenland ice sheet is loosing mass at an accelerating rate, reports a new study in Science.

dateNov 12, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Saddle collapse behind rapid sea level rise

Researchers from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have uncovered the mystery behind the rapid sea level rise in the past by using climate and ice sheet models. Funded in part by a Marie Curie ...

dateSep 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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What happened to all the snow?

Winter seems to be on hold this year in some parts of the United States. Snowfall has been scarce so far in places that were overwhelmed with the white stuff by the same time last year.

dateJan 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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