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The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up

Previously there had been news about part of an ice sheet splitting off — the size of Delaware. Just a few weeks ago, the unimaginable happened, and the large, broken off iceberg is a sign for change. The Larsen C ice shelf is located in Antarctica, and has shown potential for splitting in recent months. … Continue reading The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up

New York 2140: A novelist’s vision of a drowned city that still never sleeps

Climate fiction: A novel describes New Yorkers keeping on even after 50 feet of sea-level rise next century. http://www.shutterstock.comRobert Kopp, Rutgers University Earth’s climate system is replete with potential surprises, and the climate science community tends to be conservative when projecting future changes. The world also suffers from a creative deficit in imagining the human … Continue reading New York 2140: A novelist’s vision of a drowned city that still never sleeps

Melting Ice Sheets and Rising Sea Levels

The Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets are melting. Over the past few years, there have been reports of sections of ice sheets breaking off in both of the poles. However, currently there is an even more massive, quickly expanding crack within the Antarctic ice sheet. In an article on EcoWatch, Dan Zukowski explains how, “The breach is … Continue reading Melting Ice Sheets and Rising Sea Levels

Welcome to future FROGMEN and FROGWOMEN

My name is Richard and my young friend is Hetal. I was asked to provide some mentorship to Hetal, "an aspiring FROGWOMAN". Hetal is in High School. She is very interested in our marine environment. Hetal is in the lead here.  I'm just a helping hand. We welcome guest blogs as well as regular blog … Continue reading Welcome to future FROGMEN and FROGWOMEN