Posts Tagged ‘Greenland’

Greenland ice sheet melted at unprecedented rate during July

Written by administrateur on July 25, 2012. Posted in Ecology

The Greenland ice sheet melted at a faster rate this month than at any other time in recorded history, with virtually the entire ice sheet showing signs of thaw.

Greenland and Antarctica melting faster than expected

Written by administrateur on January 8, 2012. Posted in Ecology

The rate of melting by the ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica may throw existing projections for sea level rise out the window. Unfortunately for Maldivians and other idyllic, but altitude-challenged islands, the ice sheets are melting faster than anyone expected.