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New study reveals Arctic sea ice complicates shipping routes

New study reveals Arctic sea ice complicates shipping routes

Melting sea ice in the Canadian Arctic is paradoxically making shipping routes more hazardous due to the movement of centuries-old thick ice, according to recent research.

Bridget Stringer-Holden reports for CBC News.

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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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Antarctic ice shrinks to historic lows for third consecutive year

Antarctic ice shrinks to historic lows for third consecutive year

Antarctica's sea ice coverage has plummeted to unprecedented levels, marking a concerning trend in climate change.

Graham Readfearn reports for the Guardian.

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Ancient zombie viruses in melting Siberian permafrost could cause new pandemic, scientists warn

The effects of disturbing millennia-old viruses could be ‘calamitous’, scientists warn.

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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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Beaver ponds may exacerbate warming in Arctic, scientists say

Rising temperatures have spurred an influx of beavers to Alaska and northern Canada ‘on a huge scale.'

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