'Dramatic thinning' of Arctic ice since 1975
'Dramatic thinning' of Arctic ice since 1975

Combined Arctic ice observations have shown decades of loss.

Global sea ice diminishing: NASA
Global sea ice diminishing: NASA

The gains from sea ice increase in Antarctica do not cancel out the loss from the accelerated decrease in Arctic sea ice of the last decades, a study by NASA has found.

Norway updates Arctic ice map in potential boost to oil exploration

Norway wants to redefine the contours of the Arctic ice edge, the government announced Tuesday in a controversial decision that could allow it to further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration.

Arctic and Antarctic ice isn't melting: Expert
Arctic and Antarctic ice isn't melting: Expert

 A global warming expert has made shocking revelations that the north and south poles are "not melting".

Why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly than expected

In a new study, researchers have discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River`s ice breakup.

Good news for Arctic, as sea ice volume up by half

Arctic sea ice last month was around 50 per cent higher in volume compared with a year earlier, following a recovery in area this summer, the European Space Agency (ESA) said today.

Arctic ice shrinking in volume, too: ESA

Arctic sea ice, which has been declining in area by unprecedented amounts in summer, is also falling in volume, the European Space Agency (ESA) said today.

North Pole is now a swimming pool

New photographs released by scientists have shown the ice cap at the North Pole melting away - and turning into a vast lake, sparking fears about climate change.

`Arctic ice melt could wipe out polar bears`

An unexpected increase in Arctic sea ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the polar bear numbers in a single year, researchers have warned.

Scientist suggests refreezing Arctic to stop warming

A US scientist has offered a radical solution to global warming by suggesting that we could refreeze the Arctic using a few modified jets.

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.

Arctic ice shrinks to a record low

According to a study, Arctic sea ice has shrunk to an all-time low this year, indicating an ever warming world.

Unprecedented blooms of plant life discovered beneath Arctic ice

NASA-sponsored expedition has found waters richer in microscopic marine plants, essential to all sea life, than any other ocean region on Earth.

Arctic ice level drops to new historic minimum

Arctic sea ice reached its lowest point this week since the start of satellite observations in 1972.

Arctic ice melt likely to stabilise

Arctic sea ice, which seems fated to melt in response to warming climate, might stabilise or even expand over the next few decades.

Arctic ice melting: Russian meteorologists

Arctic is getting warmer at a fast pace with Russian Arctic sector`s ice areas reducing to "historically low levels".

Russian fires may melt Arctic ice

Russian soot may stoke global warming by hastening a thaw of Arctic ice, environmental experts say.

Arctic ice cover at record low: Study

Arctic sea ice is at record low in the recent geologic history, a major global study has claimed.

Economic impact of Arctic melt could amount to $2.4 tn by 2050

In a new report, scientists have determined that the economic impact of losing the Arctic’s climate-cooling services could total a minimum 2.4 trillion dollars by the year 2050.

Vast expanses of Arctic ice melt in summer heat

The Arctic Ocean has given up tens of thousands more square miles of ice on Sunday in a relentless summer of melt, with scientists watching through satellite eyes for a possible record low polar ice cap.