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Whale migration delay due to Arctic sea ice loss, says study

Whale migration delay due to Arctic sea ice loss, says study

In contrast, a different beluga population, also in Alaska, that migrates and feeds in the same areas does not appear to have changed its migration timing with changes in sea ice, researchers said.

Arctic heatwave could break records this Christmas

Arctic heatwave could break records this Christmas

Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave, a media report said on Saturday.

Barack Obama bans drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

US President Barack Obama has banned future oil and gas drilling in most of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, the latest move to cement his environmental legacy before he leaves office next month.

Effects of climate change and global warming on the Earth and its ecosystems

Effects of climate change and global warming on the Earth and its ecosystems

With 2015 ending in the nations of the world putting up a united front against climate change in Paris, the entire course of 2016 was all about making the world aware of its devastating effects, while also initiating their respective strategies to reduce carbon footprints.

Antarctic has barely changed in size in last 100 years, claim scientists

Antarctic has barely changed in size in last 100 years, claim scientists

According to estimates by climate scientists at the University of Reading in London, Antarctic has lost only 14 per cent summer sea ice since the early 1900s.

Sea ice in Arctic and Antarctic at record low, says report

Sea ice in Arctic and Antarctic at record low, says report

While record low sea ice is nothing new in the Arctic, this was a surprising turn of events for the Antarctic, the report said.

Arctic sea ice melt in September 2016 hits second lowest level on record!

Arctic sea ice melt in September 2016 hits second lowest level on record!

The scientists felt it was unlikely that this year's summertime sea ice minimum extent will set a new record, but, it seems that they've been proven wrong.

Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

According to scientists, the Arctic is warming at nearly double the global rate as a result of climate change fuelled by mankind's burning of fossil fuels, a process that emits heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

A passing ship has delivered flares and dogs to the station to help fend off the beasts, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

Five Russian scientists beseiged by polar bears in Arctic; waiting for rescue!

Five Russian scientists beseiged by polar bears in Arctic; waiting for rescue!

Five Russian scientists have been trapped by polar bears at a weather station on the Troynoy island in the Kara Sea.

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Haunting! World renowned pianist performs while floating in Arctic to save environment - Watch video

Italian composer ​Ludovico Einaudi performed an original composition, 'Elegy for the Arctic', while floating on a small platform in the Arctic Ocean.

Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

A new study was conducted by a group of scientists which revealed that melting ice in Greenland is linked to faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere.

Climate change making the Arctic green, says NASA

Climate change making the Arctic green, says NASA

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, said the study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada.  

Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!

Spectacular view of fjord and glacier from NASA's IceBridge - See pic!

This year marks IceBridge's eighth spring campaign of science flights over Arctic sea and land. 

Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people inhabited Arctic regions thousands of years earlier than previously known.

Alaska permafrost thawing sooner than expected

Alaska permafrost thawing sooner than expected

Up to a quarter of the permafrost that lies just under the ground surface in Alaska could thaw by the end of the century, according to a new study.

Arctic air temperatures highest since 1900: Report

The Arctic is heating up, with air temperatures the hottest in 115 years, and the melting ice destroying walrus habitat and forcing some fish northward, a global scientific report said Tuesday.

Indian scientists have discovered extraordinary molecules literally from the cold

Indian scientists have discovered extraordinary molecules literally from the cold

Indian expeditions to the Antarctica and the setting up of a specialised institution the National Centre for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in Goa have started yielding some results.

Experts decode Inuit adaptation to high-fat diet in Arctic

 An analysis of the genetic makeup of the Inuit people, who live in an extreme climate in the Arctic, has found how this population has adapted to a diet high in fat from fish and marine mammals such as seals and whales.

Losing grip much? Arctic sea just hit 4th lowest level on record

Losing grip much? Arctic sea just hit 4th lowest level on record

Reaching its likely minimum extent for 2015, Arctic sea`s minimum ice extent was the fourth lowest in the satellite record since observations from space began.