Glaciers

Are Germany’s glaciers DOOMED? Five ice sheets in Bavaria’s Alps are melting faster than predicted and could disappear in just 10 years Earlier reports suggested Alpine floes would last until the...

THE blue wall of ice towered above me as I paddled my tiny canoe. I was in a meltwater lake in Alaska, at the mouth of a mighty glacier. It creaked and groaned as it made its imperceptible movement forward. A...

Earth’s glaciers have shrunk by 267BILLION tonnes per year since 2000 – accounting for up to 21% of rising global sea levels, study warns Scientists have studied high-resolution maps of over 200,000...

Melting glaciers are triggering earthquakes in Alaska: Land sunk by ice sheets is springing back ‘like a sponge,’ study finds A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Alaska in 1958 that could be linked...

Melting like an ice cube in water: Glaciers surrounded by meltwater lakes lose ice ten times faster than those on dry land, study claims Researchers created a new model to consider the impact of lakes...

Glaciers in New Zealand’s Southern Alps where Lord of the Rings was filmed have lost over HALF of their ice in the last 400 years, study warns Study tracked the glaciers’ history and compared...

A new island has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica thanks to melting glaciers. Until now, the granite island had been completely covered in ice. It now sits above sea level and was spotted by...

Almost all Alpine glaciers could DISAPPEAR by 2100 as global warming melts the vast bodies of ice Researchers combined studies of 4,000 glaciers with new computer modelling  Controlling emissions could...

NASA maps reveal huge swathes of East Antarctica’s most stable glaciers are ‘waking up’ and losing ice Detailed new NASA maps of ice velocity and elevation show that a group of glaciers...

Glaciers at the North AND South Poles are shrinking at an ‘unprecedented’ pace, warn scientists An enormous iceberg broke off Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier this week It followed news...