arctic ice

 
Shrinking ice caps mean polar bears use more energy to find food
Shrinking ice caps mean polar bears use more energy to find food
Polar bears live in a remote and inhospitable environment far from most human settlements. For most biologists, opportunities to observe these...
Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
An increasingly warm Arctic, where temperatures rise twice as fast as the rest of the planet and ice melts at an alarming pace is the "new normal,"...
​It’ll cost R6.5-trillion to save the Arctic, but it’ll be worth it
​It’ll cost R6.5-trillion to save the Arctic, but it’ll be worth it
The world’s climate is changing at such a dramatic rate that the solutions have to be equally monumental to keep up. Where politicians fail to...
UN finds global temperatures continue to soar
UN finds global temperatures continue to soar
The United Nations' World Meteorological Organisation said in its annual...
On thin ice: Arctic shelf shrinks to record low
On thin ice: Arctic shelf shrinks to record low
Sea ice cover in the Arctic shrank to one of its smallest extents on record this week, bringing forward the days of an entirely ice-free Arctic...
Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest recorded levels
Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest recorded levels
The Arctic sea ice has hit its lowest extent ever recorded, according to the US-based National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC), the Japanese...
Mankind responsible for 70% of radical Arctic ice melt
Mankind responsible for 70% of radical Arctic ice melt
The radical decline in sea ice around the Arctic is at least 70% due to human-induced climate change, according to a new study, and may even be up to...
Sea ice is slowly disappearing
Sea ice is slowly disappearing
Summer sea ice could be gone by 2080, says the International Polar Year (IPY), a scientific programme organised through the International Council...

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