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Glaciers melting faster than ever

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — The World Glacier Monitoring Service has compiled worldwide data on glacier changes for more than 120 years. Together with its National Correspondents in more than 30 countries, the international service just published a new comprehensive analysis of global glacier changes. In this study, observations of the first decade of the 21st century (2001-2010) were compared to all available earlier data Read More
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Arctic ice growth doesn't disprove climate change

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http://www.enn.com — New data shows that in 2013 Arctic ice actually grew rather than retreating as climate change models had predicted. Far from proving climate change is a myth or that ice retreat has ended, as skeptics are now claiming, this reveals something much more interesting about our warming climate. Read More
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A collaborative research project led by Prof Whatmore wins a Civic Voice National Design Award

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http://www.civicvoice.org.uk — Slowing the Flow in Pickering - A collaborative research project led by Prof Sarah Whatmore has won a Judges Special Prize at the Civic Voice National Design Awards 21/07/15 21 July 2015 - Read More
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Photos: 'Hair Ice' Grows Out of Rotting Tree Branches

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The unique strands of "hair ice" pop out of rotting tree branches with help from cold-tolerant fungi. Read More
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Rotting Fungus Creates Beautiful, Glistening 'Hair Ice'

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A century-long puzzle over how delicate strands of glistening ice burst through rotting tree branches, like heads of hair, is closer to being solved. Read More
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NASA finds Greenland glaciers melting faster than thought

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http://www.enn.com — Greenland's glaciers flowing into the ocean are grounded deeper below sea level than previously measured, allowing intruding ocean water to badly undercut the glacier faces. That process will raise sea levels around the world much faster than currently estimated, according to a team of researchers led by Eric Rignot of the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and NASA's Jet Propulsion Read More
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Human Evolution's Biggest Questions May Find Answers in New Analysis

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A huge database of human fossils suggests hobbits were a separate human species and the recently unearthed species Australopithecus sediba may be the ancestor of the human lineage, say researchers who point out their findings will surely be controversial. Read More
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'Hair Ice' Fungus Grows On Dead Wood | Time-Lapse Video

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The fungus Exidiopsis effusa has been determined to cause this odd phenomena that occurs on "rotten branches of certain trees." Read More
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