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GLACIER NEWS

Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

September 14, 2021 4:03 pm

A study published in April found glaciers lost 227 gigatons of ice annually from 2000 to 2004, but that increased to an average of 298 gigatons a year after 2015.

Iceland bids farewell to 'Ok glacier', the first glacier lost to climate change

August 20, 2019 8:26 am

Researchers and activists in Iceland have bid goodbye to Okjökull-- country's first glacier lost to climate change in a funeral ceremony with a memorial plaque with inscription-- A letter to the future.

Memorial plaque installed at Okjokull glacier, the first one in Iceland lost to climate change

August 20, 2019 11:08 am

After about 100 people made a two-hour hike up a volcano, children installed a memorial plaque to the glacier, now called just ``Ok,'' minus the Icelandic word for glacier.

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier

September 27, 2017 8:45 pm

An iceberg over 250 square kilometres in size, has broken of from an enormous Antarctic glacier - the second such incident in two years, scientists say.

Canadian Arctic may lose 20 pc glaciers by 2100

March 08, 2013 3:57 pm

Twenty per cent of Canada's Arctic glaciers may disappear irreversibly by the end of this century,raising sea levels by 3.5 cm,scientists claim

Glaciers cracking due to presence of excessive carbon dioxide

October 11, 2012 4:08 pm

CO2 molecules may be having a more direct impact on the ice that covers our planet.

How Antarctica became the world’s biggest chunk of ice

June 04, 2009 11:26 am

Scientists have come up with the first detailed view of how the Antarctic ice sheet,the world’s biggest chunk of ice,was born.

GLACIER VIDEOS

Kerala: Last rites of Lance Naik Sudeesh B performed

February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Kollam, Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Lance Naik Sudeesh B, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, were held at his native town Kollam in Kerala on Tuesday. The bodies of nine soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were flown to the national capital on Monday.

Wreath laying ceremony of Siachen bravehearts in Delhi

February 15, 2016 7:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): The wreath laying ceremony of the nine soldiers, who lost their lives in the Siachen Glacier avalanche on February 3, was held in the national capital on Monday. The mortal remains of the martyrs arrived in New Delhi on Monday as they were held up in Siachen for 12 days accounting to the poor weather conditions.

Lance Naik’s family excited to see him

February 09, 2016 8:21 am

Dharwad, Feb 09 (ANI): The family members of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who was on Monday miraculously found alive after an avalanche in the Siachen glacier, said they were very glad and waiting anxiously to see him. Lance Naik’s father said they are very happy and waiting to see him. His nephew, who had lost all hopes, said it was blessings of the entire villagers that Naik fought with the extremely difficult conditions and was found alive. Hanamanthappa, who is on ventilator, arrived at the Palam airbase from where he was shifted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital.