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Scientists discover world’s northernmost island off Greenland’s coast

A group of scientists say they have discovered by luck what they believe is the world’s northernmost island off Greenland’s coast. In July, the scientists flew to collect samples to what they thought was Oodaaq Island, that has been known since 1978. But when they checked their position with the Danish official in charge of […]

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Greenland receives rain for the first time instead of snow

Greenland situated near the north pole received precipitation at the summit not in the form of snow but as rain — for the first time in recorded history. This shows that rising temperatures have drastically changed the weather patterns in the otherwise cold region. According to a press release by the National Snow and Ice […]

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Greenland’s Ice Sheet have Melted to a Point of No Return: Study Finds

Greenland’s ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, and efforts to slow global warming will not stop it from disintegrating, study by researches at the Ohio State University found. “The ice sheet is now in this new dynamic state, where even if we went back to a climate that was more like […]

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Climate scientist Konrad Steffen dies in ice accident in Greenland

Swiss climate scientist and glaciologist Konrad “Koni” Steffen died on Saturday while doing research in Greenland. He was 68. Steffen fell into a deep crevasse full of water, Swiss media reported, saying, snow and ice gave way beneath him while he worked near a weather station. Rescue attempts were unsuccessful, and his body was not […]