Latest articles on Arctic

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.”

Chemical killing the killer whales

Half the world’s orcas are doomed, because a coal byproduct has been leaking into the oceans for more than a century

​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.

Arctic melt threatens to unravel global climate

This year, Arctic air temperatures are 20°C higher than they should be in November. The effects of the disappearing ice will be felt world-wide.

Shell fuels anger over Arctic oil

The US government is under fire for allowing the oil company to continue exploring the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean.

Navigating the Arctic minefield

Despite eco-disaster warnings, mining firms are in a mad dash to cash in on Greenland's bounties.

Freed Arctic 30 activist would risk freedom again

Briton Anthony Perrett says the Greenpeace arrests highlighted the issue of climate change as he tells of his two months in jail.

Dutch take Russia to maritime court over Greenpeace ship

The Netherlands has taken Russia to the world's maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy.

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.

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