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Bears pay price of Arctic ice melt

The ringed seals of the Arctic, the chief species on which the polar bears depend, are likely to be more accessible this year because the melting of the sea ice was more modest than in 2012;.

Scientists mull Arctic's slow CO2 loss

A Danish team of scientists is puzzled to find that in some parts of the Arctic the permafrost is releasing carbon dioxide more slowly than expected during its annual thaw.

Scientists mull Arctic’s slow CO2 loss

A Danish team of scientists is puzzled to find that in some parts of the Arctic the permafrost is releasing carbon dioxide more slowly than expected during its annual thaw.

Tar sands struggle reaches Europe

There is deep unhappiness among many of Canada’s Indigenous peoples at the activities of the tar sands industry, and some of them are now trying to stop the probable export of the oil to Europe.

Canadian glaciers are melting fast

Rising temperatures in the Candian Arctic will accelerate global warming there, researchers say, with many of the region’s glaciers likely to disappear in an irreversible melting process.