A study of polar bears in the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago found that their genetic diversity is up to 10 percent lower than it was two decades ago.
Scientists discovered that electrons coming from the sun not only cause auroras, but also deplete ozone.
Canadian researchers investigated whether the distribution of Atlantic walruses has changed due to the effects of climate change by interviewing Inuit hunters.
For the first time on record, rain has fallen at the highest point of the Greenland Ice Sheet (3,216m), according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder (USA).
The Government of Canada announced in a notice on its website that it will invest more in research for narwhals, bowhead whales and beluga whales.
Outside the municipality of Sanirajak there was a severe attack by a polar bear on three people, seriously injuring them, according to local authorities.
In a new study, paleoclimatologists have found that the Mediterranean Sea could have an impact on the warming of the North Atlantic Ocean.
The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) paints a bleak picture. Global warming is accelerating, extreme weather is becoming more frequent.
Following the sensational discovery of two mummified cave lion cubs in the permafrost of Yakutia in 2017 and 2018, there are now further findings after more detailed analyses.
Plastic pollution in combination with ocean acidification hinders the development of Antarctic krill in the Southern Ocean. This is shown by a recently published study.
Scientists have long been concerned about what many call the “methane bomb” which is the potentially catastrophic release of methane.
The multidisciplinary expedition will focus on the effects of climate change on the sensitive ecosystems in the little explored Russian Arctic.
Emperor penguins are under increasing pressure and could be virtually extinct by 2100 due to clustered extreme events.
Warming is rapidly advancing in the Russian Arctic as well. The melting of glaciers and ice caps on high Arctic archipelagos is driven primarily by warm Atlantic waters.
Temperatures in Greenland were twice as high as normal last week and the ice sheet lost more than 8 billion tons of ice in a single day.
A data network could both provide solutions to permafrost loss and improve communication between rival Arctic nations.
The duration of the ice season will be shorter due to later freezing and earlier ice opening. This is reported by Vladimir Ivanov, expert of the Lomonossov Moscow University.
In a study, Indian scientists have found that the decline of sea ice in the Arctic may be causing extreme rainfall in India.
Heatwaves in the northern hemisphere are likely to become more frequent in the future, with corresponding consequences for living organisms and the landscape.
Antarctica set a new temperature record of 18.3 degrees Celsius in 2020, scientists at the World Meteorological Organization confirmed.
In spring 2020, the MOSAiC expedition recorded a record loss of ozone in the Arctic stratosphere. As evaluations now show, ozone depletion could intensify.
The European Community is funding the ‘Arctic PASSION’ project with 15 million euros from the Horizon 2020 programme from 2021 to 2025.
An international team of researchers has discovered a layer of permafrost in Siberia that is at least 650,000 years old. This means a new record.
An expert group of leading scientists is sending a strong call to policymakers to put Antarctica at the forefront of climate change negotiations.