Global warming is literally turning the Arctic Ocean inside out

Global warming is literally turning the Arctic Ocean inside out

There's something special - and very counterintuitive - about the Arctic Ocean.Unlike in the Atlantic or Pacific, where the water becomes colder as it...
Caribou cams show calf birth, herd behavior in Nunavik

Caribou cams show calf birth, herd behavior in Nunavik

There is a lot of close-up tundra munching, baby grooming, forward movement and panning left and right across the landscape. There’s even underwater footage...
Thinning Arctic sea ice lets in light, prompting algae blooms, study says

Thinning Arctic sea ice lets in light, prompting algae blooms, study...

OSLO — Climate change is stirring life in the Arctic Ocean as thinning sea ice lets in more sunlight, allowing microscopic algae to bloom in the...
Study: Global warming is affecting the jet stream so that extreme weather is more likely to persist for longer periods

Study: Global warming is affecting the jet stream so that extreme...

Ever since 2012, scientists have been debating a complex and frankly explosive idea about how a warming planet will alter our weather - one...
An Alaska volcano and DNA reveal the timing of bison’s migration from Eurasia to North America

An Alaska volcano and DNA reveal the timing of bison’s migration...

After humans, the mammals most successful at colonizing North America were the bison that thundered across the Great Plains.Just when they arrived on the...
Russian scientists find 7,000 Siberian hills possibly filled with explosive gas

Russian scientists find 7,000 Siberian hills possibly filled with explosive gas

Russian scientists recently discovered 7,000 earthen knobs erupting from the Siberian Arctic, each the size of a small hill. It was as though the...
Arctic sea ice reaches record-low maximum extent for 3rd winter in a row

Arctic sea ice reaches record-low maximum extent for 3rd winter in...

Arctic sea ice has begun its annual melt after reaching a record-low winter maximum extent, scientists announced on Wednesday.The winter freeze-up peaked on March...
NASA’s temporary ice-observation mission is going stronger than ever

NASA’s temporary ice-observation mission is going stronger than ever

If Greenland’s ice sheet were to disappear entirely some day, it would reveal the world’s longest canyon, stretching northward some 750 kilometers (about 470...
Oceans storing up staggering amounts of heat – and it’s even more than thought

Oceans storing up staggering amounts of heat – and it’s even...

The world is getting warmer every year, thanks to climate change - but where exactly most of that heat is going may be a...
Arctic ice loss is driven by natural swings as well as human activity, study says

Arctic ice loss is driven by natural swings as well as...

OSLO — Natural swings in the Arctic climate have caused up to half the precipitous losses of sea ice around the North Pole in...