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Venezuela's last glacier disappears, marking an environmental milestone

Venezuela's last glacier disappears, marking an environmental milestone

Venezuela has lost its final glacier, La Corona, making it the first country in the Andes without any glaciers, amid rising concerns over global warming effects.

Ana Vanessa Herrero and Matthew Hay Brown report for The Washington Post.

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Antarctica's ice melt poses a rising threat as research funding dwindles

A recent study highlights the accelerated melting of Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier, signaling a dire need for action against sea level rise.

Bob Berwyn reports for Inside Climate News.

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As Switzerland’s glaciers shrink, a way of life may melt away

Rising temperatures and retreating glaciers threaten Europe’s water tower, forcing local farmers to adapt and presaging larger troubles downstream.

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Greenland ice sheet losing more ice than scientists estimated

The Greenland ice sheet lost 20 percent more ice than scientists previously thought, posing potential problems for ocean circulation and sea level rise, a study says.
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A glaciologist reveals what we still don’t understand about polar ice

As glacial cliffs break off and destabilize frozen landscapes, glaciologist Richard Alley focuses on the fractures. The work could improve predictions about future sea-level rise.

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Melting glaciers reveal Viking pass hidden for centuries

With global warming, glaciers and ice patches high in Norway's mountains are melting, and in their wake revealing a secret history that's been hidden for millennia.

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Image by Михаил from Pixabay

Melting glaciers reveal Viking pass hidden for centuries

With global warming, glaciers and ice patches high in Norway's mountains are melting, and in their wake revealing a secret history that's been hidden for millennia.

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