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Penguins Use Poop to Melt Ice, Make Baby Nurseries (Video)

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Gentoo penguins seem to gather in colonies, and their large piles of poop help melt the snow and provide "nurseries" for their young. Read More
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Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Researchers 'weighed' Antarctica's ice sheet using gravitational satellite data and found that during the past decade, Antarctica's massive ice sheet lost twice the amount of ice in its western portion compared with what it accumulated in the east. Their conclusion -- the southern continent's ice cap is melting ever faster. Read More
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Whitening the Arctic Ocean: May restore sea ice, but not climate

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Some scientists have suggested that global warming could melt frozen ground in the Arctic, releasing vast amounts of the potent greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere, greatly amplifying global warming. It has been proposed that such disastrous climate effects could be offset by technological approaches. One such proposal is to artificially whiten the surface of the Arctic Ocean in order to i Read More
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Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt. Read More
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Blue Bell's Listeria Scare: How It Grows in Ice Cream

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Listeria is a deadly food-borne pathogen that can be found in almost any food, but is often tied to deli meats and unpasteurized cheeses. Read More
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Al Harris recieves Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — The award to ECI's Alumnus was presented to Al Harris and his NGO Blue Ventures in recognition of their work towards solving some of the world's most pressing problems. 21/04/15 21 Apr 2015 - Read More
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Human Carbon Dioxide Thins Polar Ice, NASA Finds | Video

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Human activities greatly outstrip volcanoes as the world’s leading carbon dioxide producers, raising sea levels, drying forests and altering animal habitat. Watch ‘Secrets of the Universe’ on Hulu. http://www.hulu.com/secrets-of-the-universe Read More
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New method relates Greenland ice sheet changes to sea-level rise

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Early schemes to model the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets and their impact on sea levels failed to accurately account for changes caused by snowfall and snow melt. These changes depend on ice sheet elevation and region. Researchers developed a new method that includes the effects of elevation and region. Read More
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