Amid the pandemic, the climate crisis may seem like a distant threat. But Harvard University researchers have warned that the melt of the Western Antarctica ice sheet could cause a global sea-level rise by 13 ft – a worse outcome as predicted by the scientists.
An international team of over 60 scientists has generated new estimates that increasing temperatures and rapidly melting ice sheets could add 15 inches to sea level by 2100. The pace at which Greenland and Antarctica’s ice sheets could together contribute over a foot of global
With each passing day, the earth is moving toward its doom. Man’s actions have induced natural calamities that are escalating, endangering the planet’s biodiversity. In a shocking revelation, a group of British scientists has discovered that about 28 trillion tonnes of ice have melted from
The 21st century has so far revealed the tangibility of threats of global warming and climate change. Extreme weathers, unending spells of droughts, floods, and escalating water scarcity are the very evidence of these threats. Another addition to this list is rapidly melting glaciers. Recently,
Although the purity of nature is hardly untouched by humans and anthropogenic activities, there are regions that have fortunately survived from the influence of humans due to their remote locations. However, a few zealous photographers have crossed seas to witness such unspoiled beauty; and Ira