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Jan 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week: a salute to the platypus, a fire burns for 5,000 years, and a town in Argentina sinks -- then reappears.
Jan 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
Jan 22, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The discovery of two lakes hidden beneath the Greenland ice suggests that climate change cuts to the bottom of the ice sheet.
Jan 14, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Greenland didn't always have glaciers, reports a new study that pins the region's ice-cold features on plate tectonics and a shift in the Earth's tilt.
Dec 24, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
It's not only glaciers that are sending water rushing into the sea; surface sea ice is contributing more and more meltwater.
Jun 26, 2014 01:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The Greenland ice sheet collapsed 400,000 years ago causing worldwide sea levels to rise between 13 and 20 feet.
May 20, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Rachel Sussman spent a decade traveling to remote locations around the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older.
Apr 28, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Greenland's two record-shattering surface melts, though more than a century apart, were both triggered by U.S. heat waves.
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