Showing posts with label Rivers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rivers. Show all posts

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Glacial rivers absorb carbon faster than rainforests, scientists find


The Guardian
Ellesmere Island, northern Canada. Satellite photo by NASA.
‘Total surprise’ discovery overturns conventional understanding of rivers. Story here.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Two-thirds of world's longest rivers throttled by mankind: study

PHYS ORG
The design of the "site c" dam in B.C.

Almost two in three of Earth's longest rivers have been severed by dams, reservoirs or other manmade constructions, severely damaging some of the most important ecosystems on the planet, researchers said Wednesday. Story here.

The second-largest ice sheet in the Arctic - Canada's Milne sheet, has collapsed.

This animation shows the sheet rapidly receding, losing almost half its mass. https://twitter.com/ECCC_CIS/status/1290740808170307584?s=2...