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Polar Ice Loss: Picking Up the Pace
Environment  (tags: Polar Ice, Earth, environment, Antarctica, melting, glaciers )

Anna
- 1607 days ago - news.discovery.com
Earth's polar ice sheets -- Greenland and Antarctica -- are melting at a quickening pace, overtaking mountain glaciers and ice caps as sources of sea-level rise much sooner than cryosphere scientists expected.
Climate Change Continues To Melt Glacier National Park's Icons
Environment  (tags: climate-change, habitatdestruction, nature, glacier national park, icons, melting, environment )

Simone
- 1938 days ago - nationalparkstraveler.com
From their vantage point high above the glacier, it was readily apparent that the ice sheet was waning, even in its death throes.
Pacific Walruses Suffer as Sea Ice Melts ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, walruses, sea ice, melting, protection )

CherAway
- 2011 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Pacific walrus is considered by scientists and wildlife organizations as one of the ten most threatened species in 2010. Similar to the polar bear, walruses rely on sea ice for breeding, giving birth, resting and feeding. As that sea ice disappears,
The Sermilik Fjord in Greenland: A Chilling View of a Warming World
Environment  (tags: environment, Sermilik, fjord, Greenland, melting, glacier, icebergs, catastrophic, climatechange, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, pollution, ecosystems, CO2emissions, humans, nature, habitat, science, oceans, government, endangered, animals, wildlife )

Tom
- 2155 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The melting has been recorded since 1979; scientists put the annual net loss of ice and water from the ice sheet at 300-400 gigatonnes (equivalent to a billion elephants being dropped in the ocean), which could hasten a catastrophic sea level rise.
Sign Petition: Ask Congress to Protect Our Natural World From Climate Change
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, acid seas, nature, humans, CO2emissions, arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, habitatdestruction, oil, fossil fuels )

Tom
- 2244 days ago - change.org
Global warming is threatening wildlife, fish and plants already on the brink of extinction. Melting sea ice, warming ocean and river waters, shifting life cycles and migration are impacting polar bears, lynx, coral, salmon and migratory birds.
Tinkering With Climate Could Have Unintended Impact
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, acid seas, nature, humans, CO2emissions, arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, habitat, destruction, oil, fossil fuels )

Tom
- 2302 days ago - readingeagle.com
Whether you believe global warming is a fairy tale foisted upon the public by tree-hugging fanatics, or that average global temperatures are indeed rising, the use of so-called climate engineering could have an impact far beyond what was intended.
Faced With Global Warming, Can Wilderness Remain Natural?
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, acid seas, nature, humans, CO2emissions, arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, habitatdestruction, oil, fossil fuels )

Tom
- 2302 days ago - eurekalert.org
For those who think of nature as a wild, unspoiled Eden that preserves the natural flora and fauna free from human interference, global warming has a nasty surprise in store, according to University of California, Berkeley, biologist Anthony Barnosky.
Acidic Seas From CO2 Emissions Fuel Extinction Fears
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, acid seas, nature, humans, CO2emissions, arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, habitatdestruction, oil, fossil fuels )

Tom
- 2336 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ocean acidification describes changes in the chemistry of the world's seas, primarily the result of burning fossil fuels. Marine scientists are concerned that changes to the oceans' pH levels have severe consequences for marine wildlife and ecosystems.
Scientists Warn Effects of Global Warming Accelerating
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, nature, humans, CO2emissions, arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, world, habitatdestruction, oil, fossil fuels )

Tom
- 2336 days ago - rte.ie
Scientists have warned that the impact of global warming is accelerating beyond a forecast made by UN experts two years ago. The meeting was told yesterday that sea levels this century may rise several times higher than predictions made in 2007.
New Study on Climate Change: Arctic Ice 'Could Melt By 2013'
Environment  (tags: arctic, ice, melting, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems, scientists, research, investigation, environment, discovery, wildlife, endangered, habitatdestruction )

Tom
- 2337 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
A team of scientists spent the last 10 years studying the summer ice cover in the Canadian Arctic near the North Pole. They found that the year "2013 is starting to look as though it is a lot more reasonable as a prediction" for the Arctic ice to be gone.
Antarctic Ice Cap Melting Faster Than First Thought - USA/World
Environment  (tags: antarctic, icecaps, ice, melting, usa, sea level, climate, ClimateChange, globalwarming, oceans )

Chrissy
- 2757 days ago - news.com.au
THE most comprehensive study to date of Antarctica's ice confirms growing concern that the ice cap is melting faster than predicted. The implications are that the global sea level will rise faster than expected, while a huge influx of freshwater into the
Melting Glacier Reveals Ancient Tree Stumps
Environment  (tags: trees, science, Canada, Melting, Glacier environment )

Mari
- 2832 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Melting glaciers in Western Canada are revealing tree stumps up to 7,000 years old where the region's rivers of ice have retreated to a historic minimum, a geologist said today.
Arctic Sea Ice at 'Lowest Ever Levels'
Environment  (tags: seaice, artic, northern hemisphere, melting, melting arctic ice, ecosystems, climate, ClimateChange, habitat, weather, environment )

Chrissy
- 2915 days ago - news.com.au
SEA ice in the Northern Hemisphere has plunged to the lowest levels ever measured, US polar specialists said, adding they expect the record low to be "annihilated" by summer's end. In data posted on the Internet yesterday, William Chapman and colleagues
   

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