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'OMG' Mission: Scientists check Greenland's melting ice in 1940s plane

They are part of Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG), a mission that has flown around the vast island for four summers.

26 Aug 2019 1:19 PM

US to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest

Trump fired back that her comments were 'nasty' and he cancelled a planned trip to Denmark.

24 Aug 2019 2:38 PM

‘Nasty’: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection to buy Greenland

After Denmark prime minister's comment, US President Donald Trump said that he scrapped his trip to Denmark

22 Aug 2019 9:27 AM

Trump postpones Denmark trip after Prime Minister declines to sell him Greenland

A White House spokesman confirmed that 'the visit to Denmark is cancelled.'

21 Aug 2019 9:09 AM

‘No Trump hotel for Greenland,’ mocks US President

Greenland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs insisted on Friday the resource-rich island was ready to talk business, but was not for sale.

20 Aug 2019 10:00 AM


'Large real estate deal': Donald Trump on buying Greenland

The US military has operated for decades from Thule Air Base in Greenland.

19 Aug 2019 8:33 AM

‘Thanks, but we’re not for sale’: Greenland to Donald Trump

'Because of the unofficial nature of the news, the government of Greenland has no further comments,' Greenland said on its website.

17 Aug 2019 8:08 AM

‘Not for sale’: Greenland to Donald Trump amid reports of purchase

Greenland, a self-ruling part of Denmark located between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, is dependant on Danish economic support.

16 Aug 2019 7:42 PM

‘Has gone mad’: Danish MPs on Trump's reported plan to buy Greenland

Greenland is part of Denmark with self-government over domestic affairs, while Copenhagen handles defence and foreign policy.

16 Aug 2019 3:02 PM

Fantasy or strategy? Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland from Denmark

The President has been curious about the territory's natural resources and geopolitical relevance, the paper reported.

16 Aug 2019 11:02 AM


Watch: Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

More than 10 billion tons (11 billion US tons) of ice was lost to the oceans by surface melt on Wednesday alone.

03 Aug 2019 2:06 PM

World’s second largest ice sheet in Greenland may melt due to Europe heat wave

Nullis cited data from Denmark's Polar Portal, which measures the daily gains and losses in surface mass of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

27 Jul 2019 4:13 PM

Glaciers shrinking at alarming rates due to global warming

The world’s glaciers are shrinking five times faster now than they were in the 1960s.

09 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

Greenland ice sheets – a lost cause

Climate change is causing Greenland ice sheets to melt faster than expected previously.

23 Jan 2019 3:58 PM

Walrus bones provide clues to fate of lost Viking colony

Their fate may have been tied to the demand for walrus ivory among rich Europeans.

08 Aug 2018 12:04 PM


New research reveals sea levels rising rapidly

Even small changes in sea levels can lead to flooding and erosion.

19 Apr 2018 5:00 PM

Sea level rise is accelerating: study

This acceleration has the potential to double the total sea level rise by 2100.

13 Feb 2018 9:02 AM

Greenland's ice at more risk than thought: Study

The new maps reveal that two to four times more oceanfront glaciers extend deeper than 200 metres below sea level than earlier maps showed.

04 Nov 2017 5:22 PM

Melting ice making Greenland sea less saline

Melting ice is causing coastal waters in Greenland to become less saline, which may in turn affect marine life.

16 Oct 2017 1:39 PM