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One for the Whales

James Thornton | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green
James Thornton

Of course there will be a next fight for the whales, unless human beings become a gentler species in the meantime, and I'm not banking on that.

Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Breaks 30-Year Record

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

By Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor: On Aug. 8, the Greenland ice sheet shattered a seasonal record, with more cumulative melting since r...

When It Comes to Greenland's Glaciers, Precedence Doesn't Matter

Joel Plummer | Posted 08.03.2012 | Science
Joel Plummer

Lost in the fray is the simple salient fact that Greenland is losing more and more of its ice to the sea every year. These latest findings, unprecedented or not, don't change the fact that this melt season is one more in a longstanding trend of increasingly higher melt seasons.

WATCH: Iceberg Creates Terrifying Wave

Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

While glacier watching along Greenland's coast, this enormous wave might have been the last thing the group in the video above expected. Video upl...

'Green News Report' - July 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.25.2012 | 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: Drought e...

Joanna Zelman

IMAGE: Unprecedented Greenland Ice Melt Stuns NASA Scientists

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

Unprecedented melting of Greenland's ice sheet this month has stunned NASA scientists and has highlighted broader concerns that the region is losing a...

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2012 | 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: Hot town,...

Monstrous Iceberg Breaks Off From Greenland Glacier

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan tore off one of Greenland's largest glaciers, illustrating another dramatic change to the warming...

Whaling Commission Rejects Quota For Greenland

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

PANAMA CITY — The International Whaling Commission has rejected a request from Denmark for a whaling quota for indigenous groups in Greenland. ...

World's Biggest, Oldest Meteorite Crater Revealed By Rocks

Posted 06.30.2012 | Science

By: Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/29/2012 03:29 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanetA study of Greenland's rocks may have turned u...

A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Michelle Stauffer and Justin Lewis

Qaanaaq Greenland is one of the northern most inhabited places on the planet. We're there on location for our two year photo-documentary project 70 Degrees West.

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...