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Mission: Impossible for Tom Cruise as Svalbard blocks helicopter landings
Film producers drop attempt to obtain permission for dozens of flights on Norwegian archipelago

Jon Henley and Sam Jones

17, Mar, 2023 @3:30 PM

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Alarming levels of PFAS in Norwegian Arctic ice pose new risk to wildlife
Oxford University-led study detects 26 types of PFAS compounds in ice around Svalbard, threatening downstream ecosystems

Tom Perkins

11, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Why a Swedish town is on the move – one building at a time
The Arctic town of Kiruna is subsiding and under threat from being swallowed by a vast iron ore mine. But what does its relocation mean for the local Sami reindeer herders?

Jennifer Rankin in Kiruna

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Inuit warn ‘rock concert-like’ noise from ships affecting Arctic wildlife
Calls for mandatory measures to reduce underwater noise pollution as melting ice opens up shipping routes

Karen McVeigh

25, Jan, 2023 @11:56 AM

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Extreme swimmer Lewis Pugh: ‘The polar regions are the ground zero of the climate crisis’
By braving some of the most forbidding waters on the planet, Lewis Pugh uses his unique brand of ‘Speedo diplomacy’ to draw the attention of the world’s leaders to the devastating effects of global warming

Tim Lewis

15, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Svalbard reindeer thrive as they shift diet towards ‘popsicle-like’ grasses
Increased plant growth due to warmer climate appears to be prompting change in eating habits

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

25, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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DNA from 2m years ago reveals lost Arctic world
Breakthrough pushes back DNA record by 1m years to time when region was 11–19C warmer than today

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

07, Dec, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Top 10 polar photobooks
From Stefan Christman’s absorbing studies of emperor penguins to Sebastião Salgado’s stunning images of unpeopled wilderness, these are richly rewarding voyages for armchair explorers

Elizabeth White

07, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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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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Time for rich nations to face hard climate truths at Cop27 | Letters
Letters: There is little doubt that we have already pushed our climate system to the very edge, says Prof Tim Atkinson. Plus letters from David Cottee and Adam Hart


09, Nov, 2022 @4:56 PM

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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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Narwhals adapting to climate crisis by delaying migration, study finds
Discovery raises hopes that species may be able to survive global heating despite slower genetic evolution due to their long lifespan

Sofia Quaglia

24, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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