Antarctic sea ice at record high: NASA
Antarctic sea ice at record high: NASA

Sea ice around Antarctica has reached its highest level since measurement started in 1979, NASA said.

Arctic Sea Ice melts to sixth lowest level ever on record
Arctic Sea Ice melts to sixth lowest level ever on record

A new study has revealed that Arctic sea ice had hit its annual minimum on record on Sept. 17.

Huge worldwide support for Arctic sanctuary: Greenpeace poll
Huge worldwide support for Arctic sanctuary: Greenpeace poll

Creating a sanctuary to protect international waters surrounding the North Pole would be supported by a huge majority of people across 30 countries, a Greenpeace poll has said.

Sharks thrived in Arctic`s brackish water 50m years ago: Study

A recent study has found that the Arctic Ocean was very brackish and had reduced salinity back then, indicating that Sharks thrived some 50 million years ago.

Arctic`s melt season getting longer by five days per decade

Researchers have said that the melt season across the Arctic is getting longer by five days per decade.

SOS 54 years ago warned about vanishing glaciers

At a time when glaciers are melting at an alarming pace, an SOS buried in a bottle 54 years back in the Canadian Arctic, and unearthed now, sent a distress signal about the world`s rapidly disappearing glaciers.

Researchers overturn assumption about mercury in Arctic

For years, researchers assumed that if mercury`s high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, the same would also stand true of fish elsewhere in the Arctic.

Putin orders military to boost Arctic presence

President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia`s military on Tuesday to step up its presence in the Arctic after Canada signalled its intention to claim the North Pole and surrounding waters.

Canada to claim North Pole: Minister

Canada has signalled intentions to claim the North Pole and surrounding Arctic waters while announcing the filing of a UN application seeking to vastly expand its Atlantic sea boundary.

Arctic sea ice 6th lowest, but rebounds from 2012

The amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level, but that is much higher than last year`s record low.

`Accessible Arctic` in Mumbai

A five-day exhibition "Accessible Arctic" curated jointly by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Canadian Geographic (CG) begins today at High Street Phoenix in Mumbai.

Wooly mammoth blood recovered from 15,000-year-old frozen carcass

Scientists have found blood from the frozen body of a 10,000 to 15,000 year old mammoth discovered on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean.

Scientists warn over Arctic Ocean’s rapid acidification

Scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) on Monday warned over the rapid acidification of the Arctic Ocean caused by carbon dioxide emissions.

Arctic Ocean records all time fifth lowest wintertime sea ice extent

After a record melt season last year, the Arctic Ocean`s icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on record, continuing a long-term trend and diminishing to about half the size of the average summertime extent from 1979 to 2000.

Arctic Ocean: Strategic implications for India and the region

The major impact of a rapidly melting Arctic on South Asia, is linked to sea level rise.

Arctic ice level down to a fifth since 1980

The Arctic has lost more than a third of summer sea-ice volume since a decade ago, and is only a fifth of what it was in 1980, according to satellite observations.

ESA satellite spots Arctic sea-ice loss

An international team of scientists has discovered that Arctic sea ice volume has decreased by 36 percent during autumn and 9 percent during winter between 2003 and 2012.

China ship sails to Atlantic and back, via Arctic

A Chinese icebreaker docked on Thursday at Shanghai after becoming the first Chinese vessel to cross the Arctic Ocean.

Arctic ice ` to be gone within next 20-25 yrs`

Arctic summer ice melt reached a record low last week, with ice levels more dramatically diminished than at any time since satellite monitoring began 33 years ago.

`Precipitation, river discharges increase climate change`

Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic Ocean has the potential to speed climate change as it can lower salinity and cause warmer surface temperatures, says a US study.