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Climate change may bring back viruses that were long thought to be dormant
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Climate change may bring back viruses that were long thought to be dormant

Thawing ground brings once frozen microorganisms, organic material and other particles to the surface that were locked away for millennia.

Scientists, using robotic kayaks, suggest that glaciers are melting underwater much faster than predicted
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Scientists, using robotic kayaks, suggest that glaciers are melting underwater much faster than predicted

This rapid melting of the glaciers has an effect on the rest of the world and is contributing to sea-level rise.

A decade from space: 13 images that show natural, technological and political changes on Earth
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A decade from space: 13 images that show natural, technological and political changes on Earth

Maxar Tech, satellite imagery company, released images of some of the biggest events of the decade.

Amazon fires in Brazil are causing glaciers in South America's Andes to melt even faster
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Amazon fires in Brazil are causing glaciers in South America's Andes to melt even faster

The Amazon rainforest burns every year, but the past few months saw the numbers increase by more than 70 percent.

More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels
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More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels

Major storms that used to happen once a century will happen on average once a year in many places.

'Victor'ious eagle to record melting of Alp's glaciers with a camera mounted on his back
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'Victor'ious eagle to record melting of Alp's glaciers with a camera mounted on his back

Victor will embark upon five flights this week over the Alps, with each flight lasting three to five kilometres.

Humankind needs to rescue the oceans to rescue itself, scientists warns in UN IPCC Oceans report
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Humankind needs to rescue the oceans to rescue itself, scientists warns in UN IPCC Oceans report

Halting global warming, won't stop the major changes underway in the world's oceans, but will buy time to understand future impacts and how to adapt.

Quickly melting glaciers spell water trouble for the world's highest capital in Bolivia
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Quickly melting glaciers spell water trouble for the world's highest capital in Bolivia

Andean snowcaps. which fill the city's reservoirs, are disappearing at a rate that has alarmed scientists

Scientists discover a network of lakes beneath the largest glacier in East Antartica
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Scientists discover a network of lakes beneath the largest glacier in East Antartica

Researchers undertake seismic studies to find out if there is bedrock or water.

China's melting glacier among world's largest freshwater sources, scientists worried
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China's melting glacier among world's largest freshwater sources, scientists worried

Asia’s largest 10 rivers (including Yangtze, Yellow, Mekong, & Ganges) are fed by seasonal melting.

Red alert: Why we need to act now to counter the challenges of climate change
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Red alert: Why we need to act now to counter the challenges of climate change

The science of climate change is complex and to tackle this, we need a paradigm shift at a personal level. But are we as humans contributing enough to counter the challenges the crisis has put forth?

Melting glaciers, sinking coastlines, stunted farming: How global warming is hurting India
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Melting glaciers, sinking coastlines, stunted farming: How global warming is hurting India

India's government is one of the few major economies refusing to pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions, ahead of this month's major climate conference in Paris, despite the melting Himalayan glaciers its capital is choking on the world's filthiest air.