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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Norway welcomes India as observer in Arctic Circle
Norway hopes India will help find a solution to the fast melting ice cover in the northernmost part ...
India granted observer status in Arctic Council
India and China Wednesday got observer status in the Arctic Council along with four other countries.
Botox apples may soon be a reality
If approved, two varieties of genetically modified apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Del...
Arctic could be ice-free in future
Analyses of the longest continental sediment core ever collected in the Arctic has provided "absolut...
Arctic was warmer 3.5 million years ago
The Arctic was very warm during a period roughly 3.5 to 2 million years ago, a new study suggests.
Scientists warn over Arctic Ocean’s rapid acidification
Scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) on Monday warned over the rapi...
Activists plant North Pole flag to fight oil drill
Activists have planted a flag at the North Pole along with millions of signatures calling for the Ar...
`Melting of ice in Arctic and Himalayas to affect India, China`
Himalayan nations, including India and China, will be affected in a big way by the melting of the ic...
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 re...
Russia reopens drifting Arctic base
Russia has officially reopened the Barneo-2013 drifting base in the Arctic, the Russian Geographical...
Drastically greener Arctic predicted in coming decades
Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic, a ...
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.
Glaciers will melt faster than ever and loss could be irreversible, warn scientists
Canada`s Arctic Archipelago glaciers will melt faster than ever in the next few centuries.
Giant Arctic camel`s fossil found
Canadian paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant camel that lived in the A...
Global warming to open unexpected shipping routes in Arctic: Study
Global warming will make frigid shipping routes much more accessible than ever imagined by melting a...
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 fif...
ESA satellite spots Arctic sea-ice loss
An international team of scientists has discovered that Arctic sea ice volume has decreased by 36 pe...
Does Arctic climate impact Indian monsoon?
How does climatic change in polar region impact Indian monsoon? To understand this, India is plannin...
`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 pola...
Freak cyclone delinked from record low for Arctic sea ice
A new study has delinked an unusually large summer cyclone originating in Siberia from last year`s r...
Arctic mammals to survive new climatic changes
The climate changes depicted by climatologists up to the year 2080 will benefit most mammals that li...
First samples obtained from sub-glacial Antarctic lake
Russian researchers have obtained the first sample of transparent ice from the water of a unique sub...
Scientist suggests refreezing Arctic to stop warming
A US scientist has offered a radical solution to global warming by suggesting that we could refreeze...
Ocean currents play key role in predicting extent of Arctic sea ice
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method for optimally combining models and observations to ac...
Arctic deep-sea litter doubles in last decade
Scientists have found the amount of debris lying on the ocean floor in the Arctic has doubled over t...
Arctic sea ice shrinks while Antarctic grows
Last month the world witnessed two opposite records concerning sea ice.
Blocking sunlight at specific areas can stop Arctic melting
Solar geo-engineering can be applied to save the Arctic ice cap if targeted at specific regions of t...
Blocking sunlight could stop Arctic melting
Geoengineering can be applied to save the Arctic ice cap if targeted at specific regions of the plan...
Sea level rise `may pose imminent threat to island nations`
Low-lying island nations that are threatened by the rising sea levels this century could see the dis...
Melting sea ice may drive polar bears to extinction
Polar bears could soon disappear from parts of the Arctic due to global warming, a climate-change ex...
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...
Russia to base MiG-31 interceptors in Arctic
The Russian defence ministry is to base MiG-31 long-range interceptors at the Rogachyovo Arctic base...
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 ...
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 war...
`Arctic sea ice will disappear within 4 years`
As sea ice shrinks to record lows, one of the world’s leading ice experts has predicted the final co...
`Precipitation, river discharges increase climate change`
Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic Ocean has the potential to speed climate c...
Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest extent ever recorded!
The blanket of sea ice floating on the Arctic Ocean melted to its lowest extent ever recorded.
Google maps ancient Arctic village
Google is surfing new places in the remote northern outposts of the Canada`s Arctic region with its ...
China mulls centre for Arctic studies
China plans to open a research institute in Shanghai for Arctic studies.
`Arctic sea ice could disappear within 10 years`
In an alarming sign, scientists have warned that Arctic sea ice is dramatically melting at a faster ...
Russia`s floating university traces Gulf Stream
Russia`s Arctic Floating University has possibly discovered a new branch of the Gulf Stream in the B...
Conservation groups sue US govt over Arctic spill plans
A coalition of conservation groups sued the US government today over its approval of oil spill respo...
`Shiny` sea ice spikes Arctic warming
The combination of melting sea ice and global atmospheric warming are contributing to the high rate ...
Arctic regions much more vulnerable to change than thought
First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the terrestrial Arctic has pro...
Warming is causing Arctic to get greener
Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener.
Unprecedented blooms of plant life discovered beneath Arctic ice
NASA-sponsored expedition has found waters richer in microscopic marine plants, essential to all sea...
Arctic ice melt prelude to severe winters
The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change could lead to severe winter outbreaks,...
Tundra shrubs turning into trees as Arctic warms
Tundra is a cold, treeless region in the Arctic where tree growth is stunted by harsh weather.
Arctic bacteria help find life on Jupiter`s Icy Moon
It is not easy to search for life on one of Jupiter’s icy moons: Europa as just getting there can be...
CryoSat offers view of changes in Arctic sea-ice thickness
After almost a year and a half of operations, CryoSat has yielded its first seasonal variation map o...
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