Sea ice

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Antarctic science expedition put on ice due to problems with Australia’s research vessel Nuyina
Ocean voyage to study declining sea ice levels cancelled after RSV Nuyina required repairs, leaving climate scientists dismayed

Henry Belot

15, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Thor the disoriented walrus enthralled Brits, but cut no ice with climate sceptics | Robin McKie
Warming seas almost certainly prompted the huge mammal’s wanderings, even if deniers claim all is well in the Arctic

Robin McKie

08, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Weatherwatch: ‘spicier’ Arctic Ocean is causing alarm
Experts say warmer, saltier water caused by rising temperatures may have profound impact on sea ice

David Hambling

10, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Why scientists are using the word scary over the climate crisis
The former BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin has spent his career talking to scientists. Now they’re telling him they’re scared of what they’re seeing

Roger Harrabin

07, Nov, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Microphones dropped into ocean off Greenland to record melting icebergs
Artist Siobhán McDonald will turn recordings into an acoustic installation exploring humanity’s impact on the ocean

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

19, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Arctic Ocean acidifying up to four times as fast as other oceans, study finds
Scientists ‘shocked’ by rate of change as rapid sea-ice melt drives absorption of CO2 – with ‘huge implications’ for Arctic sea life

Karen McVeigh

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Polar bears found to be surviving despite lack of sea ice offers hope for species
Researchers say isolated group in south-east Greenland have clung on thanks to freshwater discharge from glaciers

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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New data reveals extraordinary global heating in the Arctic
Temperatures in the Barents Sea region are ‘off the scale’ and may affect extreme weather in the US and Europe

Damian Carrington Environment editor

15, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Drone technology gives us the eyes of gods. Could it help us save arctic seals? | Philip Hoare
Images of harp seals taken from hundreds of miles above show their plight. They should spur us to action, writes Philip Hoare

Philip Hoare

08, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Arctic sea ice could hit maximum extent ‘much earlier’ than usual
Some stations reported winter temperatures 30C warmer than usual with situation echoed in Antarctica

Damien Gayle

22, Mar, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Arctic thriller’s film crew struggled to find true frozen waste
Colin Farrell and his co-stars in the BBC’s North Water shocked at the loss of wilderness at the north pole from global heating

Dalya Alberge

01, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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We can’t stop rising sea levels, but we still have a chance to slow them down | Tamsin Edwards
Despite Covid-enforced isolation, scientists from around the world have produced a vital climate change forecast, says climate scientist Tamsin Edwards

Tamsin Edwards

06, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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