Arctic&Antarctic

A warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south, according to new model

A warmer Arctic Ocean leads to more snowfall further south,...

With the Arctic Ocean being twice as sensitive to rapid warming than the global...

Arctic carbon conveyor belt discovered

Arctic carbon conveyor belt discovered

Understanding transport and transformation processes within the carbon cycle is...

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Terry Fox vessel life extension contract awarded

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Terry Fox vessel life extension...

Although the vessel is primarily used for icebreaking, it also performs search and...

Scientists find link between fast-melting Arctic ice and ocean acidification

Scientists find link between fast-melting Arctic ice and...

An international team of researchers have sounded new alarm bells about the changing...

Scientists expose vulnerabilities of critical Antarctic ice shelf

Scientists expose vulnerabilities of critical Antarctic...

Pine Island Ice Shelf in West Antarctica, which holds back enough ice to raise sea...

New seafloor images off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet upend understanding of Thwaites Glacier retreat

New seafloor images off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet upend...

This massive ice stream is already in a phase of fast retreat (a "collapse" when...

Warm waters marching south threaten the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Warm waters marching south threaten the East Antarctic...

Whilst scientists have a good understanding of how the West Antarctic Ice Sheet...

Researchers explore the impact of sea ice change in Bering Sea

Researchers explore the impact of sea ice change in Bering...

Dual purpose research in predicting sea ice, and the impact of its fluctuations,...

Nuyina maintenance shifts plans for Antarctic season

Nuyina maintenance shifts plans for Antarctic season

The Australian Antarctic Division has moved swiftly to adjust its shipping plans...

Polarstern Expedition to the Arctic Ice

Polarstern Expedition to the Arctic Ice

Research icebreaker departs for a process study in the marginal ice zone north of...

Observing Arctic marine life — from the seabed to space

Observing Arctic marine life — from the seabed to space

NTNU researchers from AMOS, the Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems,...

Polish polar explorers refused the services of Russian icebreaker

Polish polar explorers refused the services of Russian...

The Ukrainian research icebreaker Noosfera has replaced the polar explorers at the...

Royal Navy shows solidarity with Ukraine at Antarctic research base

Royal Navy shows solidarity with Ukraine at Antarctic research...

The Navy’s sole icebreaker HMS Protector dropped in on 21 scientists who maintain...

RRS Sir David Attenborough collaborates with cruise ship

RRS Sir David Attenborough collaborates with cruise ship

Britain’s new polar research ship has spent the past week breaking ice to reach...

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s unique ecosystems

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s...

Marine life hitching a ride on ocean-crossing ships poses a threat to Antarctica’s...

Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina heads south

Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina heads south

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker RSV Nuyina departed Hobart this afternoon on...

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