Arctic Ice

Mayhem as sea ice melts in heating world

“We’ve fallen off the cliff. We’re not approaching the cliff. We’ve fallen off it.”

Shrinking ice caps mean polar bears use more energy to find food

Research suggests that bears are catching fewer seals and moving greater distances than they did historically

Global warming and the melting Arctic is the ‘new normal’

The year was the second warmest in modern times for the fragile Arctic, said the peer-reviewed report compiled by 85 scientists from 12 nations.

​It’ll cost R6.5-trillion to save the Arctic, but it’ll be worth it

The Arctic ice sheet is dwindling at a catastrophic rate, but researchers say building 10-million wind-powered pumps could save it.

UN finds global temperatures continue to soar

The United Nations says that 13 of the 14 warmest years on record have occured since the turn of the new millennium.

On thin ice: Arctic shelf shrinks to record low

Scientists fear the Arctic could be entirely ice-free in summer by the middle of the century – if not sooner.

Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest recorded levels

The Arctic sea's ice shrink record is widely seen by scientists as a strong signal of long-term climate warming.

Mankind responsible for 70% of radical Arctic ice melt

A study has found only 30% of radical loss of the Arctic's ice is due to natural variability in the Atlantic, and it will probably get worse.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.