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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.

Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

It seems the effects of climate change are moving a bit faster than expected in Alaska. 

Russia launches military drills in Arctic

Russia launched military exercises in the Arctic on Monday as it seeks to bolster claims to the region's vast hydrocarbon and mineral wealth.

Russia files UN claim over vast swathe of Arctic

 Russia filed a submission to the United Nations Tuesday for an additional 1.2 million square kilometres (463,000 square miles) of Arctic shelf.

Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

A new study has revealed that polar bears' metabolism cannot cope with starvation associated with warmer summers in the Arctic.

'Montreal Protocol has helped slow ozone depletion'

Thanks to the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is in much better shape now than it would have been without the United Nations (UN) treaty, a new study says.

Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

Russia was conducting huge and unexpected war games on Tuesday, coinciding with a Nato drill in the Arctic at a time of heightened tensions in the region.