Showing 25 articles tagged arctic

Arctic time capsule from 2018 washes up in Ireland as polar ice melts

Cylinder left in ice by 50 Years of Victory ship travelled 2,300 miles to county Donegal

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The Guardian · 8 Nov 2020

'Sleeping giant' Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find

Exclusive: expedition discovers new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

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The Guardian · 27 Oct 2020

Canadian ice shelf area bigger than Manhattan collapses due to rising temperatures

Last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic lost more than 40% of its areas in two days at the end of July

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The Guardian · 11 Aug 2020

Arctic Circle records hottest ever day as temperature hits 38°C

It is currently 18°C hotter than normal for this time of year in the Arctic Circle.

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Metro · 22 Jun 2020

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia

Unusually high temperatures in region linked to wildfires, oil spill and moth swarms

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The Guardian · 18 Jun 2020

Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill inside Arctic Circle

President lambasts power plant owner ‘for not reporting earlier’ incident bigger than Kerch spill


The Guardian · 4 Jun 2020

It Hit 80 Degrees in the Arctic This Week

This story will provide important context for the headline, and I encourage you to read it—but really, the headline tells you what you need to know...


Earther · 24 May 2020

Largest-ever Arctic ozone hole closes

An “unprecedented” hole in the ozone layer which developed to become the largest ever seen over the Arctic has closed just weeks after opening, sci...


The Independent · 3 May 2020

Cherokee Nation to preserve culturally important seeds in Arctic vault

Varieties of corn, beans and squash seen as central to Cherokee identity will be deposited in Norway’s Svalbard seed bank

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The Guardian · 12 Feb 2020

9 climate tipping points pushing Earth to the point of no return

From the Arctic to the Amazon, there’s a growing threat of irreversible changes to the climate system, says a group of scientists.

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Thawing permafrost turns Arctic into net source of carbon, study finds

The Arctic is home to vast swathes of permafrost which lock in large amounts of carbon and stop it from being emitted into the atmosphere and contr...

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The Independent · 23 Oct 2019

Melting glaciers reveal five new islands in the Arctic

Russian navy discovers yet-to-be-named islands previously hidden under glaciers

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The Guardian · 23 Oct 2019

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency

Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey finds

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The Guardian · 18 Aug 2019

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU

Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third month

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The Guardian · 18 Aug 2019

Huge swathes of the Arctic on fire, satellite images show

Vast swathes of the Arctic are suffering from "unprecedented" wildfires, new satellite images have revealed.  North of the Arctic circle, the high ...


The Independent · 25 Jul 2019

'Unprecedented' Wildfires Are Burning Across the Arctic Circle

More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning.

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Vice · 8 Jul 2019

'Precipitous' fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed

Plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists

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The Guardian · 2 Jul 2019

The rise of eco-anxiety and how to come to terms with climate change

Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea level rise. Wildfires in California. Thawing Arctic permafrost. The...

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The Independent · 26 Jun 2019

Arctic melt goes into overdrive

The Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the rest of the world.

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Axios · 16 Jun 2019

Melt ponds open in Arctic as permafrost melts at levels not expected until 2090

Permafrost hs begun thawing in the Canadian Arctic more than 70 years early because of climate change, according to new research.  A "series of ano...

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The Independent · 16 Jun 2019

The end of the Arctic as we know it

Less oxygen and ice, more acid and heat. Jonathan Watts joins an expedition studying what this means for the planet

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The Guardian · 12 Jun 2019

'Social Breakdown and Outright Chaos': Civilization Headed for Collapse by 2050, New Climate Report Warns

"A high-end 2050 scenario finds a world in social breakdown and outright chaos. But a short window of opportunity exists for an emergency, global m...

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EcoWatch · 5 Jun 2019

Emissions from thawing Arctic permafrost may be 12 times higher than thought, scientists say

Emissions from thawing Arctic permafrost may be 12 times higher than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Permafrost is a mix of soil, r...

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The Independent · 26 Apr 2019

Norway refuses to drill for billions of barrels of oil in Arctic, leaving ‘whole industry surprised and disappointed’

The largest party in Norway’s parliament has delivered a significant blow to the country’s huge oil industry after withdrawing support for explorat...


The Independent · 12 Apr 2019

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