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‘Canary in the coal mine’: Greenland ice has shrunk beyond return, study finds

By Reuters, published by Straits Times Nuuk, Greenland – Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions, new research suggests. Scientists studied data on 234 glaciers across the Arctic territory spanning 34 years through 2018 and

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Real estate

Bangkok housing market likely to drop by 39% year-on-year

THE Greater Bangkok residential market is expected shrink by 39% year-on-year with new launches seen to bring in a total of 72,875 units compared to 118,975 units unveiled in 2019, the independent survey firm Agency for Real Estate Affairs (AREA) said today (June 18, 2020). Dr Sopon Pornchokchai, president of AREA’s Research and Appraisal Information

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