Scientists have discovered a new “hotspot” of plastic pollution accumulating in the waters of the Arctic north of Norway, and they believe that the problem will only worsen in the years ahead as.. redOrbit
The 47th Earth Day on Saturday was marked by hundreds of rallies around the world to support the sciences and defend climate research that the White House is threatening to no longer fund. Alaska may.. Source: Wochit News -
On Monday, The United states gathered jet fighters to intercept two Russian bombers flying near the Alaskan coast. The Russian long-range bombers breached airspace known as the Alaskan Air Defense.. Source: Wochit News -
Watch VideoYou've probably heard the oceans have a garbage problem. Currents and winds collect tons of plastics and other trash into big patches called gyres. Up until now, we thought there.. Newsy Also reported by •Raw Story
The Arctic Ocean has become a “dead end” for the plastic floating through our oceans, scientists say.
A new study published Wednesday in Science Advances found that the Arctic Ocean is.. Huffington Post
Drifts of floating plastic that humans have dumped into the world's oceans are flowing into the pristine waters of the Arctic as a result of a powerful system of currents that deposits waste in the icy.. New Zealand Herald
Our plastic waste doesn't just stay put when it hits the oceans. Currents sweep it into the deep blue abyss, spreading the garbage far and wide. And much of that debris apparently winds up in the.. Mashable
In order to get into position to make a picture, Chris McCaw loads his century-old panoramic view camera into his van and drives north. When he runs out of the continental United States, he catches a.. SFGate
The triangular complex, painted in the red, white and blue of the Russia's tricolor flag, has been built in remote Alexandra Land in the Franz Josef Archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. MailOnline India Also reported by •MailOnline
A mysterious crack has been spreading across a giant Greenland glacier, and it's raising concerns that part of the floating ice shelf could splinter off into the ocean.
The seasonal sea-ice retreat across the Arctic Ocean is perhaps one of the most conspicuous indicators of climate change. In September 2012, a new record was set for the time that we have been tracking.. Raw Story
Fairbanks AK (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
A University of Alaska Fairbanks study has determined that warmer water migrating from the Atlantic Ocean is a surprisingly powerful contributor to Arctic sea ice.. Terra Daily
Cretaceous climate warming led to a significant methane release from the seafloor, indicating potential for similar destabilization of gas hydrates under modern global warming. A field campaign on the.. Eurasia Review
Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race - the North Pole Marathon.
Some 50 running enthusiasts from around the world braved.. Huffington Post
Some 50 running enthusiasts from around the world braved harsh conditions for Saturday's 42.2-km (26.2 miles) race on the frozen ice of the Arctic Ocean, staged at the Barneo Ice Camp. SBS Also reported by •DNA
Washington (UPI) Apr 7, 2017
A rapid and dramatic transformation is underway in the Arctic Ocean. As warm waters flood Earth's smallest, shallowest ocean, portions of the Arctic are becoming.. Terra Daily