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Dangerous Natural Phenomena Hits Russia in 2006
...e in North Ossetia could be repeated. The Kolka glacier
collapsed Sep 20, 2002 in North Ossetia, burying 116 people under tonnes of rock, mud and ice, including a film crew led by one of the country's most popular actors and directors, Sergei Bodrov Jr. Source-IANS SRM...
Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast
...ica analyst James Painter has found the Chacaltaya glacier
in Bolivia is melting fast. Chacaltaya could be...t). Not anymore. What was once a 500-metre long glacier
are just two separate areas of ice, latest photographs show. Chacaltaya has indeed become an icon of...
India's Water Availability Will Decline by 2050
...joint effort by over 100 countries, also said that glacier
melting would affect the water flow in Ganga, Brahmaputra, Godavari and all other major rivers of the country. It said global warming would substantially reduce cereal production potential in Asia, creating food insecurity. "Crop simulation model...
Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms
...l warming keeps coming up from across the world. A glacier
in Norway is shrinking fast and toxic Californian/...ouple of days ago it was reported that a Norwegian glacier
had shrunk on an island 1,000 km from the North Pole, a usually frozen fjord (a long narrow arm of...
Indian Weather Station Near Glacier to Study Global Warming
...n weather station is being set up near a Himalayan glacier
to study the impact of climate change and provide ... lightweight weather station, at the Chhota Shigri glacier
in Himachal Pradesh," said P.C.S. Rautela, secretary of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). ...
Global Warming Threatens Tibet
...ges in the disappearance of a glacier. Sadly, this glacier
is already in the last stage," Li said. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau used to boast 36,000 glaciers with an area of 50,000 sq km which feed several of the major rivers in China and Southeast Asia. In the past 100 years, the area of these glaciers has ...
DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age
...n 10C in summer and -17C in winter. The reduced glacier
cover in that region also meant the global ocean w... the silty ice found underneath the huge Greenland glacier
created a perfect, natural 'freezer' to preserve the prehistoric DNA. Scientists have, in the pas...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...here the increased water pressure caused part of a glacier
acting as a dam to give way. Water in the lake ...capital, Santiago. 'On one side of the Bernardo glacier
one can see a large hole or gap, and we believe that's where the water flowed through,' Mr Rivera sa...