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Hints Of Life Seen In Long-Buried Lake

Posted 01.31.2013 | Science

By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 01/30/2013 01:19 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Scientists have the first hints of life fr...

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | 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: Just a fl...

WATCH: Greenpeace's Giant Melting Statue

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

Our ecological decisions contribute to the dwindling of sea ice worldwide, and Greenpeace is determined to fight this lying down. A huge reproduct...

This Week in Climate Science: A Triassic Warning, Carbon-Absorbing Forests, and Amazon Dams

David Kroodsma | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Coral Reefs are in deep trouble due to warming and acidifying oceans, but they may not be in as much danger as previously thought.

New Largest Contributor To Rising Seas

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ice sheets are now the largest contributor to rising sea levels, a new report has found. If ice sheets continue to melt at their current rates, sea le...

Surprising Glacial Discovery

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — When it comes to ice, scientists are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "bottoms up." Those massive ice sheets in Antarctica ...

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...

Global Floating Ice Is In 'Constant Retreat': Study

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON (Reuters) - The world's floating ice is in "constant retreat," showing an instability which will increase global sea levels, according to a rep...

Climate Change: Whole Lot of Shaking Going On ...

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Some geologists say glacial melting due to climate change will unleash pressures in the Earth's crust, causing extreme geological events like earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions.