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Melting ice may be making mountains collapse in Greenland

Melting ice may be making mountains collapse in Greenland

SOURCE: New Scientist DATE: July 11, 2017 SNIP: Earthquakes in Greenland are rare. At least, they’re supposed to be. But a few weeks ago, a 4.1 “quake” struck Nuugaatsiaq, a tiny island off Greenland’s west coast, triggering a massive tsunami that smashed homes,...
Polar bears shift from seals to bird eggs as Arctic ice melts

Polar bears shift from seals to bird eggs as Arctic ice melts

SOURCE: New Scientist DATE: May 12, 2017 SNIP: Polar bears are ditching seafood in favour of scrambled eggs, as the heat rises in the Arctic melting the sea ice. A changing coastline has made it harder for the predators to catch the seals they favour and is pushing...