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Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

New York: From the Amazon to the Andes and the snowy depths of Patagonia, extreme weather and climate change are causing mega-drought, extreme rainfall, deforestation and glacier melt across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, according to a UN report published on Friday.

Research suggests glaciers are disappearing and sea levels are rising

Ontario, Apr 15 (IBNS): As part of an international research collaboration, Queen’s University scientist and lead Canadian researcher Laura Thomson examined the contribution of Canadian glaciers and ice caps to global sea level rise.

Glacier shape influences susceptibility to melting

Washington, Apr 18 (IBNS): A new NASA-funded study has identified which glaciers in West Greenland are most susceptible to thinning in the coming decades by analyzing how they’re shaped.