Jellyfish, Greenland ice sheet and shooting stars …
Compiled by Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY —Ice melting faster in Greenland, and maybe not so fast in the Himalaya … it’s all news for Summit Voice readers interested in what is probably the overriding global environmental issue of our time. Along with climate science, readers also tuned in to get the scoop on Saturday night’s meteor shower, to read about a last-ditch effort save right whales and checked out the Summit View morning photo essay.
Overall, it was a strong week for page view, with Google News, Twitter and Facebook helping to drive traffice. Google News was the key factor for the top two stories that spiked to more than 4,000 page views.
Click the headline to read the story and pass it along to your own favorite social media channel with the share buttons at the end of each post — and scroll down for a look at the weekend headlines.
- Climate: Is the Greenland ice sheet slip-sliding away? 5,338 views
- Good viewing for the Lyrid meteor shower tonight 4,126 views
- Global warming: New study says Himalayan glaciers not melting as fast as previously predicted, at least for now 673 views
- Oceans: Feds start recovery plan for right & blue whales 672 views
- Morning photo: Summit view 656 views
- Travel: Free national parks admission next week 610 views
- Report: Large-scale forest biomass energy not sustainable 429 views
- Report: Up to 50 coral species at high risk of extinction 420 views
- Gulf oysters tainted with heavy metals from oil spill
- Morning photo: Sunrise … sunset
- Report: Large-scale forest biomass energy not sustainable
- Global warming: Colorado researchers pinpoint atmospheric greenhouse gas levels with six-year sampling project
- Travel: Free national parks admission next week
- Oceans: Feds start recovery plan for right & blue whales
- Morning photo: Morning glory
- Colorado: A winter climb of Huron Peak
- Drought conditions expand in north-central Colorado
- Global warming: Alpine plants swiftly losing ground