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  • Climate change education vital for sustainable future

    Climate change education vital for sustainable future

    One is to empower people to participate effectively in environmental decision-making, environmental governance, climate mitigation and climate adaptation.

    July 12, 2020
  • In the land of ice and fire

    In the land of ice and fire

    With its otherworldly landscapes and day-long sunlight, Iceland is a mustvisit for every traveler.

    December 7, 2019
  • What’s the future of mining white gold?

    What’s the future of mining white gold?

    But how easy will it be for Chennai, for example, which is 11,000 km from Antarctica – more than four times the distance between Antarctica and Cape Town – to get this alternative source of water?

    September 12, 2019
  • Cycle of climate~I

    Cycle of climate~I

    The water level of the oceans has increased enormously in forty years (1970 to 2010). From the normal water level in 1970, it has increased by 100 mm, a huge figure in the global scale! Carbon dioxide emission and GDP per capita have a direct correlation. The USA is at the top of the chart and India is at the bottom. But ironically India will suffer a lot more from the effects of climate change rather than the USA, which is taking corrective steps but will still remain at the top of the chart. India, much too busy with her politics, is still under a spell of slumber.

    August 21, 2019
  • ‘Not up for sale’, Greenland tells US President amid reports of purchase

    ‘Not up for sale’, Greenland tells US President amid reports of purchase

    Reacting on the reports about the US President's plan, the Greenland government said in a statement that, "Greenland is not for sale, and can't be sold, but Greenland is ready for negotiations to enter collaborations with other countries, including the US."

    August 17, 2019
  • Quest for Immortality

    Quest for Immortality

    Death is the ultimate end, mysterious and terrible, against which even the strongest is powerless. How to conquer death is a question every civilisation has tried to address. Myths have grown around immortal beings like gods in every culture, and of valiant but futile attempts of mortal men to attain immortality.

    May 19, 2019
  • Strike ultimate polar expedition off your bucket list with NatGeo expeditions

    Strike ultimate polar expedition off your bucket list with NatGeo expeditions

    These expeditions to the most remotest corners of the world can now be experienced and travelled to without experiencing the hardships of yesteryear.

    May 3, 2019
  • New mode of ice loss in Greenland revealed

    New mode of ice loss in Greenland revealed

    A new NASA study has revealed a new mode of ice loss in Greenland that may increase the potential for sustained loss of mass as the climate continues to warm up, with implications for the future rate of sea level rise. During Greenland's hottest summers on record, 2010 and 2012, the ice in Rink Glacier …

    May 26, 2017
  • Greenland ice loss 7% faster

    Greenland ice loss 7% faster

    Greenland lost nearly 2,700 gigatons of ice from 2003-2013, not about 2,500 gigatons as scientists previously thought — a 7.6 percent difference, a study says. "It’s a fairly modest correction," said study co-author Michael Bevis of The Ohio State University in the US.  "It doesn’t change our estimates of the total mass loss all over …

    September 22, 2016
  • Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts early

    Greenland sets record temperatures, ice melts early

    Temperature records were broken in Greenland this year after parts of the territory’s vast ice sheet began melting unusually early, the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) said on Tuesday. "These new results give us new and robust evidence of the tendency of warmer temperatures in the Arctic continuing," John Cappelen, a climatologist at the institute, said …

    September 13, 2016