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Glacier Loss: Half Could Disappear by 2100

Earth's glaciers could face a staggering loss of up to 40% of their mass with a 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature increase by the year 2100, according to a new study.

Glacial Retreat in Ladakh: Formation of Three New Lakes

Rapid glacial retreat due to ice melt is anticipated to result in the formation of three glacial lakesin Ladakh, posing potential risks of glacial lake outbursts and exacerbating water scarcity in the region. A recent study conducted by scientists from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology reveals alarming findings about the Parkachik Glacier in Ladakh.

India, Pak, Peru, China At Higher Risk of Glacier Flooding

Glacier Melting/ flooding put the life of millions across the world, especially in four countries – India, Pakistan, Peru, and China –...

Melting Glaciers Leak Out Large Amounts of Bacteria Into  Water Bodies

Fast-melting glaciers release a staggering amount of bacteria into rivers and streams, which could transform icy ecosystems, warns scientists.

Iconic World Heritage Glaciers To Disappear By 2050

As the world moves towards COP 27, a UNESCO report says that glaciers in heritage sites are set to disappear by 2050....

No Going Back in Antarctic Glaciers; Scientists

Antarctica is crumbling at its edges. Antarctic glaciers flow more rapidly to the ocean, accelerating the rate of global sea level rise,...

Rare African Glaciers To Disappear In Two Decades

The rare African Glaciers will soon disappear in two decades, signalling the threat of imminent and irreversible change to the Earth system and leading...

Curb Black Carbon deposits to slow down Himalayan Melting

Black carbon deposits from factories cooking and vehicles that accelerate the effects of climate change and speed up melting of Himalayan glaciers can be...

Third Pole May Witness More Flash Floods

Flash floods may triple in the “Third Pole” with the ongoing climate change posing a danger, according to researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of...

Glacial melting fast in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh region

Glaciers in the Himalaya are already known to be melting and a new study has found that glaciers in the regions of Jammu, Kashmir...