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Melting Arctic Ice Doesn't Increase Sea Levels. But It Will Still Impact Us

Marlowe Hood, AFP US government scientists reported Monday that the Arctic Ocean's floating ice cover has shrivelled to its second lowest extent since satellite records...

Arctic sea ice reaches second lowest on record 'Arctic is in MELTDOWN'

Climate change continues to take its toll on the Arctic circle, with sea ice now reaching almost record lows. Much of the Arctic sea...

'Zombie' Fires Are Once Again Blazing Through The Arctic, Causing Record Burning

Stephanie Pappas, Live Science "Zombie" wildfires that were smoldering beneath the Arctic ice all winter suddenly flared to life this summer when the snow and ice above...

Arctic Sea Ice Could Be Gone by 2035, According to Earth's Climate History

The Arctic's rapidly melting sea ice continues to outrun even our most dire predictions for the future, and that's not out of line with...

A New 'Forever Chemical' Has Been Detected in Arctic Seawater For The First Time

Common chemicals nicknamed 'forever chemicals' for their tendency to stick around in the environment for a disconcertingly long time have been detected in Arctic...

A Staggering 21TB of Source Code Were Just Buried in The Arctic For an Unknown Future

If doomsday comes, know this: precautions have been taken. On an isolated Arctic archipelago, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault – aka Norway's 'Doomsday Vault'...

Why the Arctic Is Warming So Fast, and Why That’s So Alarming

On Saturday, the residents of Verkhoyansk, Russia, marked the first day of summer with 100 degree Fahrenheit temperatures. Not that they could enjoy it,...

Russia Says Melting Permafrost Is Behind The Massive Arctic Fuel Spill

An unprecedented fuel spill that has polluted huge stretches of Arctic rivers was caused by melting permafrost, Russian officials said Friday, ordering a review...

Russia's Arctic river turns BLOOD RED as Putin issues state of emergency – VIDEO

A large river in Siberia has been polluted with as much as 20,000 tonnes of fuel after a massive thermal plant leak. Satellite images...

These Cute Fuzzy Green Moss 'Mice' Are Herding Their Way Across The Arctic

For decades, scientists have been intrigued and captivated by small, fuzzy balls of moss that slowly make their way across Arctic glaciers. Now we...

That Unusually Large Ozone Hole Over The Arctic Has Closed Up Again

Earlier this year, the layer of ozone over the Arctic thinned out enough to be considered a serious sized hole. It wasn't exactly impressive...

Global warming: An Arctic island is warming SIX times faster than the global average

Polar researchers stationed in the southwest of the Arctic island of Spitsbergen have found a worrying warming trend in meteorological data spanning 40 years....

Devastating Simulations Say Sea Ice Will Be Completely Gone in Arctic Summers by 2050

For millions of years, the Arctic has observed an unbroken ritual. In winter, Arctic sea ice expands, as sub-zero polar temperatures freeze waters in...

Climate change battle: Releasing large mammals into Arctic could save permafrost

Animals such as horses, bison and reindeer could play a pivotal role in the fight against global warming if they are released into the...

Arctic shock: Chlamydia bacteria found deep beneath the Arctic ice

A team of experts from Wageningen University, Netherlands, discovered chlamydia related bacteria three kilometres (1.9 miles) beneath he surface of the Arctic ice. Chlamydia...

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