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Glacier ‘Mice’ Move which Has Scientists Stumped

Advertisement If Sherlock Holmes was part scientist, part detective, he might want to trade in his capelike coat for a parka to study the mystery of fuzzy, green glacier 'mice.' But he'd be sure not to let their name throw him off the trail. These glacial inhabitants aren't actually mice — or any animal at…

A Glacier in Antarctica Has Retreated With Amazing Speed, Threatening Collapse

CARLY CASSELLA 27 MARCH 2020 The ice sheet that sits atop Earth's deepest land canyon stands on shaky ground.A detailed mapping of Denman Glacier in East Antarctica - the most scrupulous to date - has revealed a precarious foundation, the shape of which could leave the heart of this glacier incredibly vulnerable to climate change.…

This huge glacier in Antarctica is melting, and it could raise water level by 5 feet, scientists say

(CNN)In the last 22 years, one giant glacier in Antarctica has retreated almost three miles. If it fully thaws, sea levels would rise almost 5 feet.That's according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. After their assessment of the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica, the team of researchers agreed:…

Antarctic glacier retreats nearly 3 miles, could foreshadow big sea level rise

The topography under Denman Glacier in East Antarctica could lead to greater climate-driven destruction. NASA Researchers have found that the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica has retreated nearly three miles in the last 22 years, signaling a potential rise in sea levels if climate change trends continue. Sea levels worldwide would rise almost five feet…

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Russia thinking about $26 billion budget costs trek to combat virus, says PM

© Reuters. Russian Prime Minister Mishustin takes part in a video conference call with officials in Moscow MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Thursday the government would consider increasing budget spending by 1.8 trillion roubles ($25.6 billion) to fight the coronavirus and support the economy. Some economists have said Russia's regulations…

IMF advises Ukraine to keep reserve bank independent as governor’s exit rattles market

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's Central Bank Governor Smoliy speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kiev By Matthias Williams (NYSE:) and Natalia Zinets KYIV (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Thursday to maintain the independence of the central bank after Governor Yakiv Smoliy unexpectedly resigned, citing "systematic political pressure". The negative…

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