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NASA scientist, 37, lifts the lid on the WILDEST experiences she's had while traveling to ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2023
Some of her more terrifying travel encounters include spotting polar bear prints in Greenland and falling into a glacial river in Nepal which 'took my breath away.' ... 'Through this jolting experience I learned first-hand about the hunting society in northern Greenland; how life operates here above the Arctic Circle.

CryoSat reveals ice loss from glaciers

Phys Dot Org 27 Apr 2023
While Greenland and Antarctica are losing masses of ice, so too are most of the glaciers around the world, but it's tricky to measure how much ice they are shedding ... In addition, ice being lost from glaciers is contributing more to sea-level rise than the ice being lost from either of the giant ice sheets on Greenland and Antarctica.

The P-38F Lightning ‘Glacier Girl’ Was Buried Beneath The Ice For 50 Years

War History Online 25 Apr 2023
Unlike other aircraft, it was eventually recovered from where it fell 50 years prior, having been trapped in a vast sheet of ice in Greenland, earning it the nickname Glacier Girl ... It wasn’t until 1981 that the Greenland Expedition Society, founded by Pat Epps and Richard Taylor, decided to try and find the aircraft.

More Evidence Shows Vikings Were In America Long Before Columbus

IFL Science 19 Apr 2023
Microscopic analysis of wood suggests that Norse people in Greenland were using timber that came from North America over 700 years ago ... Historical records have long suggested that medieval Norse Greenlandic society (985–1450 CE) imported timber from the Americas, but this is some of the first scientific evidence to back up the claim.

How cascading crises may have chased Viking settlers from North America

The Hill 18 Apr 2023
Rising seas and increased flooding may have helped chase Viking colonists out of Greenland, a new study has found ... The study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science adds additional color to a stark — and strikingly modern — story of a society struggling for generations to adapt in the face of complex environmental change.

Rising prices could push more supermarket shoppers to make unhealthy choices

Phys Dot Org 07 Mar 2023
Lead author on the study and CDU Professor in Marketing Steven Greenland said price was a key motivator of people purchasing unhealthy products, and brands were using this to their advantage ... Professor Greenland, from the Faculty of Arts & Society, Business & Accounting.

The Arctic’s Iceless Upheaval

Dissident Voice 10 Feb 2023
... unpredictable conditions with extreme cycles that whiplash society, e.g. last year’s 2022-primer for 2023-24 (2) Amplifies Greenland’s disintegration, which is already showing signs of considerable weakness and frailty as 24 feet of sea level rise remains tenuously trapped in ice.

Straying gulls

The Ada News 04 Feb 2023
The lesser black-backed gull, once a very rare stray to North America, has expanded greatly in numbers and distribution across the continent during the past 100 or so years, according to the National Audubon Society ... The bird recently began nesting in Greenland, but has yet to nest in North America where it is only a winter visitor.

Climate tipping: West Antarctica ice sheet collapse may stabilize North Atlantic currents

Phys Dot Org 30 Jan 2023
The North Atlantic ocean current system known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, AMOC for short, can potentially tip in the event of a sudden melting (collapse) of the Greenland ice sheet. This is because the existence of the AMOC depends on the formation of dense, salt water in the surface areas around Greenland and Iceland.

Recipe for hitting New Year's health goals not one size fits all

The Keene Sentinel 20 Jan 2023
"I just encourage folks to do things that make their bodies feel good, and that looks different for every person," said Emma Simpson-Tucker, lead educator at the Lovering Health Center in Greenland, N.H. She said it is more about "focusing on what makes you as an individual feel good, versus what society says you should be doing.". Goal-setting ... .

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Caledonian Record 18 Jan 2023
One psychology expert says the case hits differently because it violates society's expectations for both school shootings and childhood itself ... New ice core analysis shows sharp Greenland warming spike. New ice core data shows Greenland is the warmest it's been in more than 1,000 years ... It also matches increased ice melt run-off from Greenland.

Green Ammonia FPSO to be Powered by Greenland’s First Wind Farm

The Maritime Executive 05 Jan 2023
Greenland is uniquely positioned to take a leading role internationally for the supply of green ammonia and locally, a significant industrial project of this magnitude will be important to the Greenland society by way of employment opportunities and positive economic impact.".

AG Stein announces $150,000 grant to Foothills Conservancy to purchase 342 acres near Blowing Rock

Watauga Democrat 02 Dec 2022
public trust lands and managed by the U.S. Forest Service ... Henkel, Jr ... Friends of Panthertown will receive $35,000 to restore and remediate stream bank and riparian buffer installations along Schoolhouse Falls, Greenland Creek, and Panthertown Creek in Jackson County. The North Carolina Arboretum Society will receive $50,000 for “Cherokee Long Man ... .

North Carolina environmental grants called $1.6M 'slush fund' by critics

Victoria Advocate 02 Dec 2022
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina will also receive $40,000 to purchase 68 acres of forestland in southeastern Mitchell County, while the Friends of Panthertown will receive $35,000 to fix stream bank and riparian buffers along Schoolhouse Falls, Greenland Creek, and Panthertown Creek in Jackson County.

Europe is a ‘live picture of a warming world’ as fastest heating continent

Belfast Telegraph 02 Nov 2022
With 2022 seeing more climate damage from heatwaves, drought and wildfire, the WMO warned Europe was a “live picture of a warming world” that shows that even well-prepared societies are not safe from extreme weather events ... Greenland’s ice sheet is melting, contributing to ...

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