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Antarctic

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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Gas leaks fuel climate change

26 September, 2016 – Gas leaks from pipelines and wells are a source of methane emissions that could be easily fixed.

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Bolivian glaciers melt at alarming rate

22 October, 2016 – A new study mapping the effects of dwindling glaciers on people living in Bolivia reveals rapid shrinkage and potentially dangerous glacial lakes

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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.

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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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Seals reveal mysteries of Antarctic sea ice

27 August, 2016 – In Antarctic winter conditions too harsh for research scientists, elephant seals fitted with sensors have collected ocean system data that raises climate change concerns.

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