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The NOAA stated that march 2019 for Alaska will be ranked the warmest once again for the 29th time since 2013. It is not only March, many more such months have witnessed warmer temperatures in Alaska since 1925. Usually the temperature should be -13 degree Celsius. But it was 35 degree Celsius. Alaska is one ..
The researchers from Australian Antarctic Program have discovered a network of lakes lying under the ice during their 160-day expedition to the Totten Glacier, the largest in eastern Antarctica. The lakes were detected by scientists setting off small explosives 2m below the surface of the Totten glacier and listening to the reflected sound. They are ..
Doomsday vault is a global seed reserve. With 4 months of daylight and 4 months of darkness, the place is the favourable to reserve seeds in case of apocalypse. It is built on permafrost which has several thich layers of ice harder than concrete. REcently cracks are found in the building. Scientists confirm that this ..
The Greenland glacier was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on the earth. A NASA study proves that it is growing again. The Jakobshavn glacier was retreating at 3 km annuallu. In the past two years it has now started to grow at the same pace. However scientists beleive that this is ..
According to BBC, the melting glaciers of Mt Everest are revealing the bodies of dead climbers. The report says that global warming is playing its role. The mountain has claimed the lives of almost 300 climbers since 1921. So far around 10 bodies have been recoverd from the melting ice. The number of climbers to ..