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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.

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Rock shines naked light on Greenland ice

15 December, 2016 – Bedrock drilled from deep under the rapidly-melting Greenland ice sheet contains evidence that the island may once have been almost totally ice-free.

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Heroic explorers aid Antarctic science

6 December, 2016 − Observations of Antarctic ice pack from expeditions a century ago are helping modern scientists to understand the impacts of climate change.

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Arctic tipping points put planet at risk

29 November, 2016 – A warming climate is exposing the Arctic to the possibility of radical changes that could affect the rest of the planet, scientists say.

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Greenland rises as ice sheet melts faster

1 October, 2016 – New research shows that Greenland has been losing billions more tonnes of ice than thought – and gaining height as bedrock rises under less weight.

Speed of Arctic changes defies scientists

September 29, 2016 – The Arctic climate is changing so quickly that science can barely keep track of what is happening and predict the global consequences, the UN says.

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