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This comment was placed on the “about us” page of the blog, and I thought it deserved more prominent display.
It was June 2006 when ,Flaming Grasshopper,published my first article. Now i am submitting another article that is about “Melting of Siachen glacier” Melting Of glaciers is not a regional issue now, as according to latest research reports (2006) on TSUNAMI 2004, and Katrina, Rita hurricanes, the fundamental cause of these calamities was Sea-Level-Rise due glaciers melting. When the glaciers melt, it unleashes pent-up pressures in the Earth’s crust, causing extreme geological events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. According to new research reports the reliquified water causes sea levels to rise and increases the weight on the ocean floor, which can also have an effect on the grinding tectonic plates deep below the surface and rebalancing ocean floor. Please published this research based article for comments and to save Siachen Glacier as result of war over this glacier is noting but its rapid melting thus causing sea level rise. regard Arshad H Abbasi Cell No.92-333-5144405 Revenge of the ‘Wild Roses’ The News International By Arshad H Abbasi The present debate is not over the war or ceasefire on the longest glacier known as ‘Wild Roses” in the local language but on the concern over the melting of the Siachen Glacier , Known as the world’s longest glacier in the non-polar regions, its melting process has now been bracketed amongst the fastest in the world. ……Read full research based article http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=35881


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