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Melting Before My Eyes

Lea Lane | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Lea Lane

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New Study Reveals Who Brought Mice To America

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Science

Four-legged stowaways hitched a ride aboard the wooden 10th- and 11th-century Viking ships that braved the northern seas. The probably numerous passen...

PHOTOS: The World's 9 Most Dangerous Landing Strips

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.10.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

You'll very likely set foot on the ground unscathed. Just take a nice deep breath and hope the strip you're landing on isn't feeling too cranky.

PHOTOS: Hunting Seals In Greenland

Bruce Parry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bruce Parry

Rasmus has run out of walrus meat so the dogs will have to make do with dry biscuits. Unless we get some meat we're all going to go hungry, that's the way of it out here.

The Ultimate Winter Adventure? Think New Hampshire, Not Tibet

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

"Since we cannot count on 100% reliable transportation," said the flyer mailed to me in advance, "You must be in good physical condition so that you can hike to safety ... in rugged weather conditions with energy-sapping cold, chilling and buffeting winds and through deep drifted snow." I was ready.

PHOTOS: The World's Only Military Dogsled Team

Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

From the January 2012 issue of National Geographic: For more than 60 years, Sirius has been entrusted with patrolling northeast Greenland's 8,699-m...

WATCH: Which Country's Prison System Lets Inmates Go Hunting?

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

Where in the world are prisoners served breakfast buffets, allowed to go on snowy hikes, and given permission to handle firearms? In the video above, ...

PHOTOS: Exploring Greenland's Supraglacial Lakes

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: What do you think of when you hear the word "scientist" -- white-bearded men scribblin...

500 Million People Will Be Displaced By the Melting Glaciers in Greenland and the Himalyas

Robert Lenzner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Robert Lenzner

The Greenland glaciers are very nearly melted altogether, reports Rob Purves, an Australian environmental consultant and board member of World Wildlife Fund Intl., whom I met last week in Lake Louise, Alberta.

TWO YEARS LATER

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

When a 100 square mile chunk -- an area four times the size of Manhattan -- broke off Greenland's Petermann Glacier in the summer of 2010, scientists ...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Captures Aurora Borealis, Jupiter, Big Dipper And More

Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

Here's a picture that will blow your mind. And yes, it's real. Photographer Juan Carlos Casado, who's currently on a photographic expedition in Gre...

Warming Ocean Could Melt Ice Faster Than Thought

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 09.02.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Warming air from climate change isn't the only thing that will speed ice melting near the poles – so will the warming water b...

Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Climbing Greenland Oil Rig

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.04.2011 | Green

STOCKHOLM — Police on Saturday arrested 18 Greenpeace activists who climbed aboard an oil rig off Greenland's coast to protest deepwater drillin...

The Maldives and Greenland's Ilulissat (VIDEO, PHOTOS): Two Countries Experiencing Global Warming At An Alarming Rate

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Maldives, a string of islands in the Indian Ocean, and Greenland's biggest glacier, Ilulissat, are polar opposites in terms of location and terrai...

Sun Allegedly Rose 2 Days Early In Greenland

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

Vampires aren't the only ones who worry about the sun rising. After living in complete darkness for a chunk of winter, one might think Greenland citiz...

Green News Report: January 18, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The sun a...

Where Has All The Water Gone?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.com.Mankind is moving buckets and buckets of water from land to the ocean.Sometimes science moves slowly and sometimes q...

Peace & Survial: Two Worthy Docs

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

My So-Called Enemy is an insightful, moving, important film about not just adolescence but about the intractable Israel-Palestine conflict.

China: Unwilling to Play the Climate Negotiation Game

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

Although China and Japan are deeply connected trading partners, the Asian giants sit on opposite sides of the climate debate. In spite of their differences, the two countries have a history of climate cooperation.

Dangerous Climate Picture Impossible to Ignore

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

 The head of the National Academy of Sciences has indicated that we know more about the link between man and climate change than we do smoking and lung cancer.

Green News Report: August 12, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Russia's f...

Green News Report: August 10, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Thousands ...

Petermann Glacier: Giant Ice Island Breaks Off Greenland

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A giant ice island has broken off the Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland. A University of Delaware researcher says the floati...

Summer Solstice Meets Record Low Arctic Ice

Benjamin Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Benjamin Strauss

As the climate has warmed over recent decades, high temperatures have arrived earlier on average, and a symphony of seasonal events along with them, from plant blooming dates to animal migrations to peak flow levels in snow-fed streams.

Green News Report -- June 3, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Latest on th...