Geography Archives: Greenland

  • A humpback whale swims along the Greenlandic ice sheet in the Davis Strait south of Nuuk. Around 85% of the surface area of Greenland is covered by ice. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

    Greenland is worse than ever, much worse

    A new study finds Greenland’s ice sheet thinning much further into the ice sheet core than previously thought, 100 miles inland. (Source: S. Khan, et al, Extensive Inland Thinning and Speed-Up of North-East Greenland Stream, Nature, November 9, 2022)