June 13, 2021

Arctic ice

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Arctic ice in retreat By Andrew Freedman NASA’s airborne survey shows how global warming is transforming the Arctic Nothing about the Arctic is normal right now. Rapid climate change is transforming the vast region by warming air and sea temperatures, shifting weather patterns, and melting sea and land ice at faster rates than were ever […]

Canada launches mission to map Arctic seabed

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From BBC The Arctic is believed to hold vast untapped reserves of oil and gas Canada has launched a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its bid to extend its territory up to the North Pole. The six-week mission comes in the face of competing claims from other countries, including Russia. Two ice-breakers […]