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Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: NASA

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:11

In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years - by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.

Arctic sea`s thick snow drastically shrinking

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:30

A new study had claimed that the thick snow on Arctic Sea ice has significantly lost its depth.

Rise in Arctic temperatures linked with extreme weather events

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:37

A new study has demonstrated that the swift rise in the Arctic temperatures is because of weather extremes in the northern hemisphere such as heatwaves in the US and flooding in Europe.

Putin, launching US-Russia oil project, touts `pragmatism`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 20:33

President Vladimir Putin said Russia is still open for business with Western companies despite sanctions as he ceremonially launched a joint US-Russian oil exploration project in the Arctic.

Putin, launching US-Russia oil project, touts `pragmatism`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 20:10

President Vladimir Putin said Russia is still open for business with Western companies despite sanctions as he ceremonially launched a joint US-Russian oil exploration project in the Arctic.

Arctic new training ground for Mars exploration

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:49

A team of NASA scientists is testing new equipment in Nunavut, the northernmost territory in Canada, to better equip themselves for exploring Mars.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:21

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

I didn`t change Arctic Monkeys`: Josh Homme

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:55

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has said that the idea he changed Arctic Monkeys` sound is a "misconception".

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 22:59

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.

Climate change prompting Arctic birds to breed early

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 23:10

According to a study, the earlier spring seasons and snow-melt brought about by climate change are causing migratory birds that breed in the Arctic Alaska to breed sooner.

China to publish Arctic shipping route guide: State media

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:00

China will soon publish a guide to navigating the Northeast Passage, a recently opened shortcut to Europe through the Arctic, state media reported Friday in a further sign of the country`s polar ambitions.

Indie bands face ban over YouTube licensing row

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 15:55

Popular video streaming website, YouTube, has decided to take off some indie music labels from its website.