30 April, 2018 – British and American scientists are joining forces to research the melting of an Antarctic glacier in what they are calling a race against time.
27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
23 April, 2018 – The northern ocean is abuzz with life, but the composition of those high Arctic species is changing as the world gets warmer.
12 April, 2018 – The North Atlantic currents which help to warm north-west Europe have slowed significantly since the last century, scientists confirm.
10 April, 2018 – In the high latitudes in both hemispheres, the polar ice is in retreat. Two studies support fears for the ice caps, north and south.
3 April, 2018 – Half a degree Celsius doesn’t sound like much, but for the Arctic ice it could make a world of difference.
31 March, 2018 – A key source of a powerful greenhouse gas, methane emissions from permafrost, is producing much more than realised, scientists report.
30 March, 2018 – Spells of Arctic warming have always come in fits and starts, but the current winter’s record-breaking extremes are puzzling scientists.
28 February, 2018 – When an ecosystem changes, those creatures most precisely adapted become the most vulnerable – and that is bad news for king penguins.
2 February, 2018 – To survive, polar bears need to gain weight, not lose it. With a longer summer and less sea ice, it’s a lot harder to do that.
18 December, 2017 – The East Antarctic ice sheet could raise sea levels far more than anyone thought. But there’s no way of knowing the worst for 40 years yet.