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Records show Arctic sea ice in October was at its lowest and isn't recovering as fast find new study
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Records show Arctic sea ice in October was at its lowest and isn't recovering as fast find new study

Water temperatures in the eastern part of the Arctic, north of Siberia, was two to four degrees warmer than normal, and in the Baffin Bay, it was one to two degrees warmer.

Global sea levels to rise drastically by 2100 due to Greenland, Antarctica's melting ice sheets
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Global sea levels to rise drastically by 2100 due to Greenland, Antarctica's melting ice sheets

Calculating the Antarctic sheet was trickier as the East Antarctic ice sheet can gain mass due to global warming, as warmer temperatures cause increased snowfall.

Greenhouse gas emissions can lead to sea level rise of 40 cm by the end of this century
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Greenhouse gas emissions can lead to sea level rise of 40 cm by the end of this century

Even in the lower emissions scenario, the Greenland sheet would raise oceans by around three cm by 2100 — beyond what is already destined to melt due to the additional 1C of warming humans have caused in the industrial age.

Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change
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Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change

The ice came off a fjord called Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden and is around 110 square kilometres big.

Scars on Mars may have formed by melting below glaciers and not flowing rivers, new study suggests
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Scars on Mars may have formed by melting below glaciers and not flowing rivers, new study suggests

While examining climate models of ancient Mars they found that it was much colder during the time that the valleys were formed.

Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students
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Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students

"We will pursue this case vigorously so that international students can continue studies without threat of deportation,” Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow said

No new visas for foreign students in US if classes go fully online, says immigration authority
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No new visas for foreign students in US if classes go fully online, says immigration authority

Those attending American schools that are staying online must 'depart the country or transfer to a school with in-person instruction', according to the guidelines issued by ICE.

After high temperatures recorded in Antarctica, NASA images show continent's brown barren land
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After high temperatures recorded in Antarctica, NASA images show continent's brown barren land

The readings that were taken by the base still needs to be verified by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and that is supposed to take months.

Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change
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Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change

The first United Nations diplomatic conference to tackle climate change was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.

US law enforcement agencies arrest over 250 students, including 90 Indians, from fake university set up by authorities to check immigration fraud
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US law enforcement agencies arrest over 250 students, including 90 Indians, from fake university set up by authorities to check immigration fraud

US federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 more foreign students, mostly from India, taking the total number of students held so far to over 250 from a fake university set up by the authorities to check immigration fraud

Alaskan seals are mysteriously dying since last year and authorities can't figure out why
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Alaskan seals are mysteriously dying since last year and authorities can't figure out why

NOAA, the agency looking after the marine life, is looking at possible ecosystem influences, including diminished sea ice.

It is the ice from the western ghats that keep the shola grasslands intact
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It is the ice from the western ghats that keep the shola grasslands intact

Ecologists have debated why extremely different habitats, grasslands and forests, co-exist in same climatic conditions.

Googlers sign public petition to urge Google to not accept any projects from US ICE
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Googlers sign public petition to urge Google to not accept any projects from US ICE

A group of employees called Googlers for Human Rights posted a public petition urging the company not to bid on a cloud computing contract for CBP

Greenland's glaciers are melting rapidly, NASA scientists to track and study them
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Greenland's glaciers are melting rapidly, NASA scientists to track and study them

The scientists want to know whether the melting is being caused more by warm air or warm seawater.

NASA spacecraft finds that Moon and Mercury has more ice than previously thought
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NASA spacecraft finds that Moon and Mercury has more ice than previously thought

The surfaces of Mercury and the moon are scarred by craters formed when meteoroids or comets impact.

Unidentified man killed in attempted attack on immigration jail in Washington after police open fire
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Unidentified man killed in attempted attack on immigration jail in Washington after police open fire

The detention center in Tacoma, Washington has also held immigration-seeking parents separated from their children under US President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy.

‘Detention centres are cruel’: Migrant woman whose infant daughter died in US facility says treatment given to immigrants is ‘extremely unfair’
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‘Detention centres are cruel’: Migrant woman whose infant daughter died in US facility says treatment given to immigrants is ‘extremely unfair’

A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centres on Wednesday.

Antarctica's sea ice is melting at an increasing rate since 2014, new study finds
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Antarctica's sea ice is melting at an increasing rate since 2014, new study finds

the Arctic is an ocean surrounded by land which id different from Antarctica that is a continent surrounded by oceans,

Researchers re-create frozen bubble to explain ice bubble magic video on YouTube
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Researchers re-create frozen bubble to explain ice bubble magic video on YouTube

Marangoni Flow causes the temperature change from hot to cold on the surface of the bubble that freezes it.

'US was built by immigrants': Donald Trump pitches himself to Hispanic voters as pro-migrants ahead of 2020 presidential bid
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'US was built by immigrants': Donald Trump pitches himself to Hispanic voters as pro-migrants ahead of 2020 presidential bid

US President Donald Trump pitched himself to Hispanic voters on Thursday during an interview with the US Spanish-language network. 'I love immigrants,' Trump said, when presenter Jose Diaz-Balart asked the President about his administration's policies on child separation, the DACA program and his 'zero-tolerance' border plans. He also said he believes 2020 Hispanic voters will appreciate his strong stances on Venezuela and Cuba.