The scale of the melt in Greenland during the August heatwave is difficult to comprehend but satellite imagery shows the true extent of the thaw.
The European record heatwave of July is stuck in Greenland, causing an exceptional melt season, very close to the 2012 record. These pictures sum up the scale of the situation.
A heatwave that last week gripped Europe and sent the mercury soaring, causing record temperatures in several countries, has now settled in Greenland and the results are startling.
Danish climatoligist Steffen M. Olsen captured this photo of his dog sled apparently travelling on water last week, as temperatures rose 40 degrees Fahrenheit above average.
"It's exciting that discoveries like that are still possible," NASA glaciologist Joe MacGregor said.
The iceberg has drifted so close to the western village of Innarsuit, many residents have fled their homes out of fears of a tsunami.
New images have emerged of a rare wildfire in Greenland – the biggest blaze ever recorded on the huge island.
Fires are unusual there because 80
There are fears nuclear waste buried underneath the ice in Greenland could escape because of rising global temperatures.
The racing car, powered entirely by electricity, sped across the ice as di Grassi performed doughnuts on the challenging terrain.
UK metal band The Defiled have become the first band to play a gig on an iceberg, according to the organisers.
The stunt was part of a series of
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited Greenland on March 26 and 27, to get an up-close look at the consequences of climate change.
Greenland’s parliament has voted to end a decades-long ban on mining for radioactive materials such as uranium.
Greenland, an autonomous Danish
A vast and previously unmapped gorge, 800 metres deep, has been found under ice in Greenland.
The canyon is 750 kilometres long and is said to be
Greenland’s main opposition leader, who campaigned on a ticket of higher taxes for foreign mining companies, has gained the largest share of the
NASA has released images showing what it describes as an “unprecedented” melt of Greenland’s ice sheet during a four-day period this month. The space
An iceberg said to be twice the size of Manhattan has broken free from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland.
NASA satellite images have helped
“Definitely, the glaciers in Greenland are retreating,” that’s the view of Bo Vinther, Glaciologist, Centre for Ice and Climate, University of
Forty athletes gathered at the North Pole to run a full marathon distance of 42.195 kms (26 miles 385 yards) in temperatures of -26 degrees Celsius.
The boss of ecowarrior organisation Greenpeace and four leading activists have been arrested on a Greenland oil rig after protesting against Arctic
An iceberg almost four times times the size of Manhattan island has broken off the Petermann Glacier in Northern Greenland.
Scientists studying East Greenland’s ice sheet have discovered that subtropical waters are flushing through the frozen region.
Greenland has introduced self-rule and moved a step closer towards independence from Denmark.
The territory’s new status was celebrated yesterday
The Queen of Denmark has handed over a new law on self-rule to the head of Greenland’s parliament. The nation has today been celebrating what it has
Greenland is celebrating what it has declared Self Government Day. The country has officially brought in self-rule, which many see as its latest step