Topic: Baffin Island
The research, which looked at chemical clues preserved in Arctic vegetation as well as other data, also pinpointed the start of the Little Ice Age to the end of the 13th century.
The Little Ice Age began in the late 13th century, scientists now posit, and lasted about 400 years. Some regions cooled significantly. A series of volcanic eruptions has become a leading culprit.
After spending much of Friday below 10000, the market recovered lost ground amid positive news about unemployment. But the government-debt crisis in Greece is prompting investors to worry, again, about the health of the financial system.
02/05/2010 05:43 pm
Latest scientific studies say that the Arctic is warming, causing dramatic shifts in the ecosystem.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
Passengers on an 'Arctic expedition' cruise in late June hoped to see ice. And did they!
02/06/2008 12:00 am