Sea ice

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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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How a hi-tech search for Genghis Khan is helping polar bears
Researchers are going on a bear hunt, using AI and radar to spot dens and track the threatened Arctic predators

Graeme Green

27, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study
Other predators such as narwhals are suffering similarly as unique adaptations become less suited

Phoebe Weston

24, Feb, 2021 @1:50 PM

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Extraordinary voyage: on the trail of the trillion-tonne runaway iceberg
Amid fears of huge damage to marine ecosystems from the giant A68a berg, British researchers are setting sail to assess its impact

Robin McKie

31, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Global ice loss accelerating at record rate, study finds
Rate of loss now in line with worst-case scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Fractures to Antarctic iceberg reduce risk to South Georgia wildlife
Unclear if iceberg will hit small British territory but researchers more optimistic about threat to ecosystem

Weronika Strzyżyńska

29, Dec, 2020 @10:27 AM

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Scientists plan mission to biggest iceberg as it drifts towards island
Team will study effects on environment of A-68A, which is heading for South Georgia

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: Melting Arctic ice triggers winter storms, study finds
Meltwater from Greenland creates freshwater pond at the ocean surface that whips ups storms in northern Europe

Kate Ravilious

24, Jul, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Antarctic temperature rises above 20C for first time on record
Scientists describe 20.75C logged at Seymour Island as ‘incredible and abnormal’

Jonathan Watts

13, Feb, 2020 @1:48 PM

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