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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.

Tibetan Plateau served as cradle of evolution for cold-adapted mammals: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:32

A new study suggests that the advance and retreat of the ice sheets millions of years ago had a profound influence in the evolution and geographic distribution of many animals, including those that live today in the Arctic regions.

Dutch arrest 30 Greenpeace activists blocking Russian tanker

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 14:24

Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group`s ship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking.

Dutch police board Greenpeace ship blocking Arctic oil

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:50

Dutch police on Thursday boarded a Greenpeace ship in Rotterdam harbour as it tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering oil drilled in the environmentally fragile Arctic.

Why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly than expected

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 19:23

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

Arctic melt season lengthening, ocean rapidly warming: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 13:44

The length of the melt season for Arctic sea ice is increasing by several days each decade, and an earlier start to the melt season is allowing the Arctic Ocean to absorb enough additional solar radiation in some places to melt as much as four feet of the Arctic ice cap`s thickness.

Dynamics behind Arctic ecosystems revealed

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:36

An international team of biologists have published an important study of entire food-web dynamics in the deserted tundra environment.