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Woolly mammoth skeleton found in Russia's Arctic
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Why The Arctic Is Exploding Into Flames
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All eyes on the Arctic: US, China and Russia race to control far north
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Bear from Ice Age found 'completely preserved' in Russian ArcticThe ancient bear, unearthed by reindeer herders, has been hailed as a find of "great importance".
Section of largest remaining Arctic ice shelf shatters"The atmosphere in this region has warmed by approximately 3°C since 1980 and record-breaking temperatures have been observed in 2019 and 2020," says researcher Dr. Jenny Turton.
Perfectly preserved Ice Age cave bear found in Arctic RussiaReindeer herders in a Russian Arctic archipelago have found an immaculately preserved carcass of an Ice Age cave bear, researchers said Monday.The find, revealed by the melting permafrost, was..
Climate change: Dismay as huge chunk of Greenland's ice cap breaks offAn enormous chunk of Greenland's ice cap has broken off in the far northeastern Arctic, a development that scientists say is evidence of rapid climate change.The glacier section has an area of 110km..
Climate change: Warmth shatters section of Greenland ice shelfA big chunk of ice has just broken away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf - 79N, or...
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"Zombie fires" spark highest-ever carbon emissions in ArcticScientists said the smoke plumes were so large, they covered the equivalent of more than one-third of Canada.
Winter ice in the Bering Sea is doomed to disappear within decadesA study of winter sea ice in the Bering Sea over the past 5500 year suggests that all the ice will be lost within decades, with knock-on effects for the Arctic ......
Are warmer Arctic temperatures behind extreme winter weather?It has been a winter of extremes with record-low temperatures and heavy snowfall across the U.S. Scientists are pointing to the new movement of the jet stream, and how it has been slowed by rising..
Arctic cold returning to MidwestA new cold front is driving temperatures downward. Some cities will be below zero by Monday evening. Eric Fisher, chief meteorologist of CBS Boston station WBZ, reports on the weather changes.
Climate crisis: Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035, latest climate model predictsAround 127,000 years ago, during the last interglacial period, temperatures in the Arctic rose to around 2 - 6C above what they are today, eventually melting...
Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice splitThe Planet Earth-observation company releases new imagery of Canada's broken Milne Ice Shelf.
Canada's last intact Arctic ice shelf has collapsedA 4,000-year-old chunk of ice larger than the size of Manhattan has collapsed into the Arctic Ocean.
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Climate crisis: Canada's last fully intact Arctic ice shelf 'disintegrates' amid intense rising temperaturesThe last fully intact ice shelf in the Canadian Arctic has collapsed, losing more than 40 per cent of its area in just two days at the end of July, researchers...
The amount of Arctic sea ice melted away to a record low for the month of JulySea ice affects Arctic wildlife and helps regulate the planet's temperature. July's totals hit a record low, scientists say.
Arctic tents being set up in LadakhIndia is looking to restart the stalled troop disengagement process in eastern Ladakh with China, but is clearly taking no chances by also constructing insulated shelters and procuring foreign and..
Iceland wants to shield Arctic from rising US-China tensions: PMIceland wants to protect the Arctic from rising global tensions between the...
AP Top Stories July 21 PHere's the latest for Tuesday, July 21st: White House defends use of federal troops in Portland; US accuses hackers of stealing COVID data; Astronauts prepare for return to earth; Arctic polar bears..
Climate change may push polar bears to the brink of extinction within 100 years, study saysAll but a few polar bears in the Arctic will likely be gone by the end of the century unless measures are taken to reduce global warming, study says.
Polar Bears May Be Extinct by 2100 and We Only Have Climate Change to BlameClimate change is starving polar bears into extinction, according to research published Monday that predicts the apex carnivores could all but disappear within the span of a human lifetime. In some..
Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers SayBy century’s end, polar bears worldwide could become nearly extinct as a result of shrinking sea ice in the Arctic if climate change continues unabated, scientists said.
Siberia's heatwave 'effectively impossible' without climate change - scientistsThe heatwave which has hit Siberia over the last six months would have been "effectively impossible" without climate change caused by humans, scientists have found. The region has been experiencing..
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Esa and Nasa line up satellites to measure Antarctic sea-iceAt present, scientists use really quite old climatology models to gauge the likely depth of snow cover when observing sea-ice in both the Arctic and the Antarctic. And while these models still work..
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Nornickel: Russia probes new pollution at Arctic mining firmWorkers are suspended after waste water, said to contain heavy metals, was pumped into the wilderness.
The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientistsThe Arctic is feverish and on fire—at least parts of it are. And that's got scientists worried about what it means for the rest of the world. ......
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Climate Point: Russia spills oil in the Arctic; fossil fuels are labeled 'white supremacy'And another thing: The rooftop solar industry is in a fight for its life.
Russian Arctic oil spill pollutes big lake near NorilskThere is a risk that tonnes of diesel oil could drift from the lake to the Arctic Ocean.
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Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spillRussian President Vladimir Putin chided the billionaire boss of Norilsk Nickel on Friday over a huge Arctic fuel spill and ordered changes to the law to try to prevent such a disaster from happening..
Russia's Nornickel says it will pay for clean-up after fuel spillRussian mining giant Norilsk Nickel will fully finance the clean-up operation after a major fuel spill in the Arctic and sees it costing around 10 billion roubles ($145 million), the company's..
Kremlin dismisses talk of ousting Nornickel President after fuel spillThe Kremlin dismissed on Friday the idea of ousting Norilsk Nickel President Vladimir Potanin after a Russian lawmaker said he should go following an Arctic fuel spill late last month.
Kremlin shrugs off speculation of Nornickel nationalisation after fuel spillThe idea of forcing out Norilsk Nickel president Vladimir Potanin, raised by one Russian lawmaker after an Arctic fuel spill, is unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.
Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years before spill: RBCA Russian safety watchdog warned a subsidiary of mining giant Norilsk Nickel in 2017-2018 about dozens of violations at a fuel site in the Arctic where a huge leak of diesel fuel occurred last week,..
Putin backs state of emergency in Arctic region over fuel spill in riverRussian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of fuel into a river and upbraided a senior official on television over what..
Russian village building LNG supply plant to get new hospital after COVID-19 outbreakRussia's Arctic region of Murmansk plans to build a new temporary hospital in a village where a vital liquefied natural gas supply plant is being built after an outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Snow and Cold in May: A 'Nerve-Racking' Time for GrowersThe coronavirus pademic was already making life on the farm unpredictable, and then came an Arctic blast.
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'Rather unusual' ozone hole over the Arctic has closed, United Nations saysA "record level" ozone hole that appeared over the Arctic in March has now closed, the UN World Meteorological Organisation says.
Russian envoy to Denmark says U.S. provokes Arctic peaceRussia's ambassador to Denmark has accused Washington of provoking confrontation in the Arctic in order to achieve dominance in a region where Moscow has invested heavily.
US extends economic aid to Greenland to counter China, Russia in ArcticThe United States announced a $12.1 million economic aid package for Greenland on Thursday aimed at strengthening mutual ties and boosting a renewed U.S. push for a greater military presence in the..
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