arctic sea ice

Arctic sea ice shrinks to smallest ever


August 28th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Sea ice covering the Arctic has shrunk to its smallest size ever observed in the three decades since consistent satellite observations of the polar cap began, ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could vanish within 10 years: Scientists


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Arctic sea ice could vanish within 10 years as it is melting much faster than previously believed, thanks to global warming, warn scientists, claiming that the ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt prelude to severe winters


June 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change could lead to severe winter outbreaks, reveals a study. Charles H. Greene, professor of earth ... Read more...

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NASA: Arctic’s thickest ice diminishing faster than thin ice


March 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
GREENBELT, Maryland (BNO NEWS) -- The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ... Read more...

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Thickest Arctic Sea ice melting much faster


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) The oldest and thickest Arctic Sea ice is melting much faster than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ice ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice loss driving snowy winters


February 28th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Heavy ice loss in Arctic regions may be linked with greater frequency of snowy winters in the US, Europe and China, according to the latest evidence ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice to melt by 2015: Expert


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The Arctic Sea ice could completely melt away by mid 2015, destroying the habitat of polar bears and other endangered animals, says an expert.Peter Wadhams, professor ... Read more...

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Arctic Sea could become iceless by century-end


October 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The Arctic Sea could become iceless by the century-end, according to a chilling scenario forecast by the world's leading scientific institutes. Researchers from CNRS, Universite Joseph ... Read more...

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Arctic’s sea ice melt hits second-lowest level


October 7th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean has dipped to the second-lowest level, narrowly missing a new record low, said satellite data from NASA.The ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice level reaches second-lowest in history


October 6th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean has declined to the second-lowest extent on record, NASA said on Tuesday.The Arctic ice cap grows each winter ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice hits second-lowest level


October 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) The extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean in September declined to the second-lowest on record, said experts.The Arctic ice cap grows each winter as ... Read more...

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Arctic ice melt likely to stabilise


August 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Arctic sea ice, which seems fated to melt in response to warming climate, might stabilise or even expand over the next few decades.The computer modelling study ... Read more...

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Warming oceans drive largest movement of marine species


June 26th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Warming ocean waters are driving the largest movement of marine species in thousands of years, according to a new study. In the Arctic, melting sea ice ... Read more...

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2010 warmest year on record: UN weather agency


January 21st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) The year 2010 is the warmest year on record, the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said, confirming a long-term trend of global warming."We can indeed report that ... Read more...

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Britain to get colder winters due to climate change: Experts


December 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Britain will be hit by longer and bitter winters in coming years as the melting ice in the Arctic Sea due to global warming has changed the wind ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could be gone by 2030, warns US researchers


September 16th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): US researchers have warned that with the Arctic sea ice melting during the summer to its third lowest level on record, global warming could leave the region ice ... Read more...

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Why Antarctic sea ice is increasing despite warming climate


August 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): While the Arctic sea ice has been decreasing over the years, the Antarctic sea ice extent has been increasing slightly - a phenomenon that has left scientists baffled."We ... Read more...

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Cutting soot emissions best hope for saving Arctic ice


July 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Soot from the burning of fossil fuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought. But, unlike carbon dioxide (CO2), soot lingers only a few weeks ... Read more...

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Soot emissions key factor in global warming, says expert


July 29th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study has found that the quickest, best way to slow the rapid melting of Arctic sea ice is to reduce soot emissions from the burning of ... Read more...

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NOAA: June was the warmest month since 1880


July 19th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Monday that June's worldwide averaged land surface temperature was the warmest on record since 1880.During last June, warmer-than-average ... Read more...

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Global temperatures in 2010 warmest on record


July 16th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Average global temperatures from January to June 2010 have been the warmest since records began in 1880, the US Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday. The combined global ... Read more...

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Melting sea ice spurs warming in Arctic


April 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Melting sea ice is a major cause of warming in the Arctic, says a new study. The findings by the University of Melbourne (UM) team reveal that the ... Read more...

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Melting icebergs causing sea level rise


April 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that ice floating in the polar oceans is melting, causing sea levels to rise. The research is the first assessment of how quickly floating ice ... Read more...

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Earth’s ‘missing’ heat impacting climate change


April 16th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Current observational tools like satellite sensors and ocean floats are inadequate to track roughly half of the heat believed to have built up on the earth in recent ... Read more...

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95 per cent chance that Man is to blame for global warming


March 5th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): A new study has found that there is a 95 per cent chance that human activity is to blame for global warming, and only 5 percent chance that ... Read more...

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CryoSat to investigate Earth’s ice cover


February 16th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 16 (ANI): Reports indicate that the European Space Agency (ESA) is about to launch CryoSat on February 25, which would be the most sophisticated satellite ever to investigate the Earth's ... Read more...

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‘Corrective actions should be taken to save environment’


February 7th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Feb 7 (IANS) There is need to evolve time-bound strategies to resolve challenges like climate change, stagnating agriculture yields, decreasing farm lands, water pollution and degradation of environment, Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Heat from Pacific caused 2007 record-breaking Arctic sea ice loss


February 1st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that the 2007 record-breaking Arctic sea ice loss was a result of heat transported from the Pacific Ocean.The study was carried ... Read more...

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Arctic could face warmer and ice-free conditions in future


December 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Increased evidence is indicating that the Arctic could face seasonally ice-free conditions and much warmer temperatures in the future.Scientists documented evidence that the Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas ... Read more...

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Parts of Arctic coastline eroding by 45 feet every year


December 15th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) A portion of the northern Alaska coastline is eroding by a maximum of 45 feet annually, thanks to the combined effect of declining sea ice, warming sea water ... Read more...

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Impact of melting snow and ice highlighted in new report


December 14th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) Snow and ice are melting at an "accelerating pace" in regions ranging from Greenland to the Himalayas, a report presented Monday at the UN climate change conference said. Less ... Read more...

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2009 one of world’s hottest years since 1850


December 8th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 8 (DPA) This year is likely to rank as one of the "10 warmest" since 1850, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said Tuesday in a report providing further evidence that ... Read more...

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Climate change accelerating faster than expected


November 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 26 (ANI): A group of international scientists has said that the most recent observations show that climate change is accelerating faster than expected.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

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Melting ice could make the Arctic stormier


October 16th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): In a study, scientists have determined that melting ice in the Arctic could lead to stormier seas and skies around the North Pole.According to a report in ... Read more...

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‘Within decade, Arctic Ocean will be ice-free each summer’


October 15th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The ice cover over the Arctic Ocean is continuing to get thinner, according to new data released here Thursday, which supports the theory that due to global warming ... Read more...

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