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Moon dust: Greenland's recipe for saving Planet Earth

October 14, 2021 3:44 pm

The mineral-rich island has become a hot prospect for miners seeking anything from copper and titanium to platinum and rare earth minerals, which are needed for electric vehicle motors.

The world wants Greenland’s minerals, but Greenlanders are wary

October 03, 2021 11:16 am

As global warming melts the ice that covers 80% of the island, it has spurred demand for Greenland’s potentially abundant reserves of hard-to-find minerals with names like neodymium and dysprosium.

Explained: Island discovered off Greenland is the new speck on the world map

September 09, 2021 8:46 am

Scientists have suggested that the discovery be named 'Qeqertaq Avannarleq', which is Greenlandic for "the northernmost island".

Expedition discovers island believed world’s northernmost

August 30, 2021 3:34 pm

The yet-to-be-named island is 780 meters north of Oodaaq, an island off Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost point of Greenland and one of the most northerly points of land on Earth.

Explained: Why rain at Greenland summit is a cause for worry

August 22, 2021 12:41 pm

Greenland, which is the world’s largest island located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, has three-quarters of its surface covered with a permanent ice sheet, which is increasingly coming under threat because of climate change.

Leaders to UN: If coronavirus doesn't kill us, climate change will

September 27, 2020 7:26 pm

With Siberia seeing its warmest temperature on record this year and enormous chunks of ice caps in Greenland and Canada sliding into the sea, countries are acutely aware there's no vaccine for global warming.

Explained: How the world’s second largest ice sheet in Greenland melted 'past point of no return'

August 27, 2020 4:21 pm

The study published by a team of researchers from the Ohio State University, suggests that the glacier is melting at such a rapid rate that the annual snowfall is not enough to replenish it anymore.

Record melt: Greenland lost 586 billion tonnes of ice in 2019

August 21, 2020 11:49 am

Last summer shattered all records with 586 billion tons (532 billion metric tons) of ice melting, according to satellite measurements reported in a study Thursday.

Explained: Why US’s offer of financial aid to Greenland has angered Denmark

April 23, 2020 10:03 pm

Should the plans for acquiring Greenland ever materialise, it would secure Donald Trump’s position in US history of having been the third president to add land to the country’s territory.

Climate Change is causing Greenland, Antarctica to melt 6 times faster than in the 1990s

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

Greenland and Antarctica ice covers are melting six times faster than 1990s, will affect millions of people as sea levels could rise by 6.7-inch by 2100.

GREENLAND PHOTOS

Picturesque postcards from Greenland

September 16, 2021 7:51 pm

Here are some breathtaking images from Greenland

Europe, US melt under heat wave as Greenland sees massive ice melt

August 05, 2019 7:53 am

Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute in July and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat wave rising up from the Sahara.

Greenland residents grapple with global warming

January 15, 2019 7:31 am

As scientists study the threats posed by a warming climate, some of the immediate effects of climate change have been a double-edged sword for some in and around Tasiilaq.

In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

September 21, 2018 6:53 am

The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date

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