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04

Feb

Glacier that may have doomed the Titanic becomes more dangerousGreenland’s Jakobshavn glacier is now the fastest-moving major glacier in the world - racing towards the ocean at a daily rate of 150 feet.

Glacier that may have doomed the Titanic becomes more dangerous
Greenland’s Jakobshavn glacier is now the fastest-moving major glacier in the world - racing towards the ocean at a daily rate of 150 feet.

14

Nov

Massive Antarctic iceberg sets sailScientists are tracking and hope to learn from the huge 278-square-mile block of ice that is finally moving away from its parent glacier.

Massive Antarctic iceberg sets sail
Scientists are tracking and hope to learn from the huge 278-square-mile block of ice that is finally moving away from its parent glacier.

28

May


 Plants resurrected after 400 years under a glacier  



As global warming causes glaciers to retreat, long-dormant plants could be reborn.
As global warming causes glaciers to retreat, long-dormant plants could be reborn.

04

Jan


 Science lab operates inside Norwegian glacier 



To reach the lab involves an airplane flight, a car trip, a ferry ride and a hike through snowy dirt roads. And then’s the the mile-long staircase inside the lab.
To reach the lab involves an airplane flight, a car trip, a ferry ride and a hike through snowy dirt roads. And then’s the the mile-long staircase inside the lab.

26

Jul

'Grand Canyon' of the Antarctic discovered under the iceThe rift under the ice could ‘profoundly affects ice loss,’ say scientists. It could allow warmer waters to seep in and gnaw away at the glacier.

'Grand Canyon' of the Antarctic discovered under the ice
The rift under the ice could ‘profoundly affects ice loss,’ say scientists. It could allow warmer waters to seep in and gnaw away at the glacier.

18

Jul

Huge iceberg breaks away from Greenland glacierIcebergs that break away from glaciers dump more ice into the ocean and contribute to rising global sea levels.

Huge iceberg breaks away from Greenland glacier
Icebergs that break away from glaciers dump more ice into the ocean and contribute to rising global sea levels.

08

Dec

Time-lapse video: Glacier melts in Patagonia
Scientists took 1,445 photos of Chile’s Jorge Montt glacier between 2010 and 2011, creating a time-lapse video of its dramatic retreat. Learn more.

13

May

Preparing for summer: Workers cover the Schneeferner glacier to protect it from the sun on Zugspitze Mountain. Germany’s only glacier will be covered with foil and tarpaulin over the summer to minimize melting.

Preparing for summer: Workers cover the Schneeferner glacier to protect it from the sun on Zugspitze Mountain. Germany’s only glacier will be covered with foil and tarpaulin over the summer to minimize melting.

27

Apr

Hidden ecosystem discovered after huge crack forms in Antarctic glacier'Sea stars as big as hubcaps, colorful sponges and feathery sea pens' are just some of the marine creatures found.

Hidden ecosystem discovered after huge crack forms in Antarctic glacier
'Sea stars as big as hubcaps, colorful sponges and feathery sea pens' are just some of the marine creatures found.

23

Feb

When the earthquake hit New Zealand, it also brought down part of the nation’s largest glacier. Astonishing force!

When the earthquake hit New Zealand, it also brought down part of the nation’s largest glacier. Astonishing force!