Climate restoration is the global movement to remove the trillion tons of excess CO2 from the atmosphere to restore our air to preindustrial levels of carbon dioxide and to preserve the Arctic ice. Given the climate emergency, climate restoration...
New research could ruffle some feathers in the birding world. It finds that Redpolls, a bird found in the Arctic that will sometimes come to the Southern latitudes during the winter and can be hard to differentiate, aren't actually multiple species,...
By Jonathan C. Slaght, who works for the Arctic Beringia Program of WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society). He is the author of “Owls of the Eastern Ice,” which won the 2021 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, was named...
ABC News' Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee has the latest on a powerful storm system with a cold front moving east across the country.
US Submarine, Arctic Ocean
Perhaps the drills represent a Russian effort to prepare to counter emerging U.S. submarines that are stealthier, faster, and much more lethal than their predecessors.
Here's What You Need to Remember: An...
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Nuclear Weapons, arctic
In many cases, the shortest distance between American and Russian weapons systems and targets is North — over the Arctic Circle.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Beneath the arched steel roof and layer of...
Killer whales are intelligent, adaptive predators, often teaming up to take down larger prey. Continuous reduction in sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is opening areas to increased killer whale dwelling and predation, potentially creating an ecological...
The change in precipitation may happen faster than scientists previously predicted
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LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom intends to increase cooperation in the Arctic with Canada and other countries amid tense relations with Russia, British Foreign Minister Liz Truss writes in an article for the Daily Mail.
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Rainfall could start replacing snowfall in the Arctic decades sooner than previously thought, a study found Tuesday, warning the change caused by global warming could have effects beyond the region.
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Russian Navy, Arctic Ocean
So, where does the Northern Fleet go from here?
Here's What You Need to Remember: But submarine modernization comes neither cheap nor fast, and the Kremlin is unlikely to unlikely to commit the massive...
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A civil and environmental engineering researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has, for the first time, assimilated satellite information into on-site river measurements and hydrologic models to calculate the past 35 years of river...
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Lyle J. Goldstein
China Arctic, Arctic Ocean
If Washington and its allies do not wish to see China take a militarized approach to the Arctic, they must themselves take steps to avoid escalatory and threatening moves along the great northern...
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Icebreakers, Arctic Ocean
America only has one heavy icebreaker operational. Russia, on the other hand, has two.
Here’s What You Need to Remember: The lower numbers of American icebreakers aren’t as serious of a strategic flaw as...
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The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century – decades earlier than records suggest – due to warmer water flowing into the delicate polar ecosystem from the Atlantic Ocean. An international group of...
German Power Prices Soar As Arctic Blast To Bring "Significant Snow"
Europe's first cold spell of the heating season has arrived, pressuring power prices higher as freezing temperatures ushers in increased power demand to heat...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Scientists from four nations are attempting to develop a new navigation system, as accurate as the global positioning system (GPS), that uses radiation from outer space instead of satellites, the Office of Naval Research said...
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The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century - decades earlier than records suggest - due to warmer water flowing into the delicate polar ecosystem from the Atlantic Ocean.
Arctic Competition, arctic
Russia has prioritized competition in the Arctic in recent years.
Here's What You Need to Remember: These dynamics are likely part of the reason why the Pentagon is revving up Arctic patrols with...
Related topics: Pentagon, Russia, Norway