The Arctic Ocean has become a garbage trap for billions of pieces of plastic

The Arctic Ocean has become a garbage trap for billions of...

Drifts of floating plastic that humans have dumped into the world's oceans are flowing into the waters of the Arctic as a result of...
Using old weather to inform Arctic climate change work today

Using old weather to inform Arctic climate change work today

November 26, 1863. A whaling vessel named Milo catches the wind of a chilled morning in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and heads north toward the...
NASA snaps its first photos of a new crack in one of Greenland’s largest glaciers

NASA snaps its first photos of a new crack in one...

The first photographs of a new and ominous crack in Greenland's enormous Petermann Glacier were captured by a NASA airborne mission Friday.NASA's Operation IceBridge,...
For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river

For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted...

A team of scientists Monday documented what they're describing as the first case of large-scale river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change.They...
An experimental Siberian wildlife park hopes to restore a lost ancient Arctic ecosystem—and slow climate change in the process

An experimental Siberian wildlife park hopes to restore a lost ancient...

More than 700 donors believe in an attempt underway in Siberia to recreate the last ice age.The operators of Pleistocene Park have raised more...
Scientists just found a strange and worrying crack in one of Greenland’s biggest glaciers

Scientists just found a strange and worrying crack in one of...

Scientists examining satellite images of one of Greenland's largest glaciers believe they have found an unexpected new crack in its floating ice shelf that...
How do polar bears find prey? The answer is blowing in the wind

How do polar bears find prey? The answer is blowing in...

Polar bears along the western Hudson Bay coast have varied success in their quest to find ringed seals to eat.But new research has found...
Scientists fear climate data gap as Trump aims at satellites

Scientists fear climate data gap as Trump aims at satellites

Among the sweeping cuts in the Trump administration’s 53-page budget blueprint released last month, one paragraph stood out to climate researchers. It proposed eliminating...
Scientists just uncovered some troubling news about Greenland’s most enormous glacier

Scientists just uncovered some troubling news about Greenland’s most enormous glacier

The largest glacier in Greenland is even more vulnerable to sustained ice losses than previously thought, scientists have reported.Jakobshavn glacier, responsible for feeding flotillas...
Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic’s frozen soil than we expected

Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic’s frozen soil...

Climate change could cause another 4 million square kilometers, or about 1.5 million square miles, of permafrost to disappear with every additional degree Celsius,...