Arctic

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‘It still gives me nightmares’: the firefighters on the frontline as the world burns
As global heating sees a surge in wildfires, we hear from those tackling the blazes, who face injury, death and trauma, often without proper equipment or support

Sarah Johnson

24, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The heat is on: from the Arctic to Africa, wildlife is being hit hard by climate chaos
Global heating affects fertility, immunity and behaviour – often with lethal results – and the problems are getting worse

Phoebe Weston

22, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Walrus from Space census seeks public help to spot animals in satellite images
Project aims to give scientists a better understanding of how global heating is affecting the species

Robyn Vinter

14, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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EU aims for greater Arctic role and calls for oil, coal and gas to stay in the ground
Bloc says it needs to play greater part in region, citing global heating and possible tensions over resources

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

13, Oct, 2021 @4:15 PM

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‘He’s so majestic’: Wally the walrus hits Iceland on tour of Europe
Experts hope he is resting and building up blubber reserves before returning to Arctic to look for mate

Miranda Bryant

01, Oct, 2021 @9:06 AM

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Russia forest fire damage worst since records began, says Greenpeace
Analysis shows over 18.16m hectares were destroyed in 2021, an absolute record since satellite monitoring began

Andrew Roth in Moscow

22, Sep, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Rain fell on Greenland's ice sheet for the first time ever known. Alarms should ring | Kim Heacox
Climate scientists believe that if Greenland continues to rapidly melt, tens of millions of people around the world could face yearly flooding and displacement by 2030

Kim Heacox

13, Sep, 2021 @10:07 AM

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At the frontier of the climate crisis, one scientist’s quest to record the ‘invisible world’ of the Arctic
Lighter nights, orange sunsets, straying killer whales: Wayne Davidson has observed the subtle signs of a tragically warming Arctic for four decades

Edward Helmore

14, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Climate crisis: Siberian heatwave led to new methane emissions, study says
Leak of potent greenhouse gas is currently small but further research is urgently needed, say scientists

Damian Carrington Environment editor

02, Aug, 2021 @7:00 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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Greenland: enough ice melted on single day to cover Florida in two inches of water
Data from Danish government shows vast ice sheet lost 8.5bn tons of surface mass on Tuesday

Oliver Milman

30, Jul, 2021 @4:44 PM

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Weatherwatch: the impact of Arctic cyclones on sea ice
A study has found that stronger and more frequent Arctic cyclones may be contributing to declining sea ice

Kate Ravilious

15, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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