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Arctic region


Explained: What is the Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’ that is now showing signs of melting earlier than scientists expected?

July 03, 2021 4:59 pm

In a paper published in the journal “Communications Earth & Environment”, researchers note that in August 2020 the area where the Last Ice Area (LIA) is located, experienced a record low concentration of sea ice

Worst ever Arctic fires released record amount of CO2

September 03, 2020 8:46 pm

Fires raging across the Arctic Circle emitted 244 million tons of carbon dioxide for the first six months of the year, compared to 181 million tons for the whole of 2019, according to Europe’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service or CAMS.

Fjällräven Polar: This Bengaluru woman is set to be the first Indian woman to visit Arctic pole

January 14, 2020 8:46 pm

Citing several cyber-bullying instances fuelled by rival campaigners during the intense online competition, which was held across November and December 2019, Geethu said, "The journey towards being picked the winner itself has been a rough one."

Wintertime ice growth in Arctic sea slows long-term decline: NASA

December 09, 2018 6:15 pm

The findings showed that since 1958, the Arctic sea ice cover has lost on average around two-thirds of its thickness and now 70 per cent of the sea ice cap is made of seasonal ice.

Arctic sea ice extent among lowest on record: NASA

March 26, 2018 7:47 pm

NASA's scientists have observed that the sea-ice cover around the Arctic recorded this year is the second lowest ever.

Massive reserves of mercury found in Arctic permafrost

February 07, 2018 9:36 pm

A new study has revealed that permafrost in the Arctic contains large amounts of natural mercury, that could enter food chains.

Arctic Sea ice extent hits another low in 2017

September 21, 2017 8:35 pm

At 4.64 million square kilometeres, Arctic Sea ice minimum extent in 2017 is the eighth lowest in the consistent long-term satellite record, which began in 1978, analysis of satellite data shows.

Exhibition: Wonders of Arctic, captured on camera

October 17, 2015 11:04 am

Mitul’s love for travel and interest in wilderness led him to travel the Arctic and Antarctica around the ice and wildlife of polar regions.

The new cold war

February 01, 2014 11:59 pm

The ‘Polar Code’, expected to boost traffic in the region, will have stringent rules on pollution.

The Latest: Green peace activists stage protest for Arctic 30

November 17, 2013 1:31 am

More than 27,750 people from India have already sent a letter to the Russian Ambassador to India for the release of the ‘Arctic 30’.