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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Greenland ice sheet melt 'off the charts' compared with past four centuries
An aerial shot of mountains in Greenland. 2006. Photo by Túrelio.
Surface melting across Greenland's mile-thick ice sheet began increasing in the mid-19th century and then ramped up dramatically during the 20th and early 21st centuries, showing no signs of abating, according to… More here.