Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Studies show that the oceans are warming, and Antarctica’s ice is melting.  Now there is a new area where the ice is melting, Greenland’s ice sheets.  It shows that southwest Greenland’s ice sheets are melting at an alarming rate.  They have been melting at about 4 times the rate that was researched in 2003.  Research showed that this area was […]

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NASA Highlights Drought, Mars, Arctic Warming at Science Conference

Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from “marsquakes” shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes. The shaken sediments formed features that now appear as a series of low hills apparent in a geological map based on NASA images. The map was released today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). This map of […]

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Warming oceans killing coral reefs

Coral reefs around the world are experiencing a massive die-off that could be the worst in recorded history, a new study warns. Stoked by climate change and a powerful El Nino, record-high ocean temperatures have triggered the global event, which began last year and is expected to destroy 5 percent of the world’s coral reefs by 2016. The temperature changes […]

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