Arctic

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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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Clothes washing linked to ‘pervasive’ plastic pollution in the Arctic
Polyester fibres that injure marine life were found in sea water across region

Damian Carrington Environment editor

12, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Climate crisis: 2020 was joint hottest year ever recorded
Global heating continued unabated despite Covid lockdowns, with record Arctic wildfires and Atlantic tropical storms

Damian Carrington Environment editor

08, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Trump auction of oil leases in Arctic refuge attracts barely any bidders
Coastal plain was up for sale as part of the Trump administration’s plan to pay for Republicans’ tax cuts with oil revenue

Emily Holden in Washington

06, Jan, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Trump auctions Arctic refuge to oil drillers in last strike against US wilderness
Sales of drilling rights are the climax to one of the nation’s highest-profile environmental battles

Emily Holden in Washington

05, Jan, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Crab-22: how Norway's fisheries got rich – but on an invasive species
Known locally as ‘Stalin’s Red Army’, an invasion of king crabs from Russia created a lucrative industry, and difficult choices

Gloria Dickie in Bugøynes, Norway

20, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Flemmich Webb obituary
Other lives: Writer and editor who helped convince Lloyd’s of London that new drilling for hydrocarbons in the Arctic should no longer be underwritten

Alex Lavelle

17, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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America's last wilderness is about to go to the highest bidder for oil drilling | Kim Heacox
Ten thousand years of undisturbed nature will soon be open to the highest bidder, starting at $25 an acre

Kim Heacox

15, Dec, 2020 @11:32 AM

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Climate crisis sends temperatures soaring in Lapland
Traditional way of life under threat in vast area straddling the Arctic Circle

Stephen Moss

15, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Scientists cheered by bowhead whale recovery despite Arctic warming
Biologists hail ‘one of the great conservation successes’ but species’ fate uncertain as warming rapidly transforms Arctic

Rachel Fritts

12, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Greenhouse gas emissions transforming the Arctic into 'an entirely different climate'
Warmest temperatures since 1900 have all occurred within the past seven years, according to Noaa’s annual Arctic report card

Oliver Milman in New York

08, Dec, 2020 @6:44 PM

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Trump kick-starts oil drilling licence sales in Arctic refuge
Fossil fuel extraction sell-off in pristine Alaskan wilderness set for 6 January, predating Biden inauguration by days

Peter Beaumont

03, Dec, 2020 @9:33 PM

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