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Arctic sea ice

Humans cause up to 70% of sea ice loss

17 March, 2017 – Research into natural causes of summer loss of Arctic sea ice reveals human responsibility for drastic changes to the region’s ecology.

Regular Ice Age pattern shows how we got here

LONDON, 5 March, 2017 – How much summer sunlight strikes the Earth’s far north helps to reveal when an Ice Age will occur, scientists say, aiding understanding of human history.

Labrador Sea Atlantic

Stark warning on Atlantic cooling

24 February, 2017 – Climatologists say there is an almost 50% chance the Labrador Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean will cool rapidly within a single decade by 2100.

Call to unravel basic climate change

5 February, 2017 – Science still cannot provide satisfactory explanations for some features of basic climate change, experts argue – and they want a global search for answers.

reindeer

Reindeer eat to beat climate change

22 December, 2016 – Reindeer could help to slow down climate change by grazing on Arctic tundra and leaving vegetation that reflects more solar energy back into space.

icebergs

Antarctic rifts launch giant icebergs

21 December, 2016 – Satellite images reveal clue to the hidden cause of fractures in Antarctic shelf ice that are calving huge icebergs into the south polar seas.

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