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Climate Change Has Polar Bears on Egg Diet
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change, Canada, polar bears, birds, environment, discovery, global warming, research, study )

- 1495 days ago -
Shrinking Arctic sea ice has left polar bears scrambling to find food, and they've taken to eggs in a big way, unfortunately for the birds.
Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

- 1528 days ago -
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Food Web in the North: Research
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, investigation, research, science, scientists, Canada, Arctic, ocean acidification, oceans, pH, climate, climate change, study )

- 1537 days ago -
Scientists huddled in a sea ice camp on the Arctic Ocean have produced new evidence that climate change could be threatening the food web in the far North.
Eastern Arctic Temperatures Likely at 120,000-Year High
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, Arctic, global warming, climate change, Canada )

- 1601 days ago -
Melting ice caps on Baffin Island have exposed evidence suggesting that average summertime temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic are higher than they've been since the beginning of the last ice age 120,000 years ago.
Wooly Mammoth Found In Siberia Still Has Liquid Blood In It -- Frozen Mammoth Discovery Reopens Debate Over Cloning Read More at
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, frozen wooly mammoth, arctic, biology, Siberia )

- 1743 days ago -
A frozen woolly mammoth carcass was recently discovered in Siberia which -- amazingly -- still contains liquid blood in it. The mammoth is estimated to be about 10,000 years old, and was discovered in the remote New Siberian Islands, in the Read more
Arctic Bacteria Discovered Breeding at Record -15 C
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, scientists, research, arctic, bacteria, study, interesting, Canada )

- 1758 days ago -
Bacteria that can live and multiply in High Arctic permafrost at temperatures well below the freezing point of water have been discovered by a Canadian-led team of researchers.
Giant Camel Ancestors Lived in the Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, Arctic, camels, Canadian Museum of Nature, discovery, interesting, news, research, science )

- 1835 days ago -
Scientists unearthed fossils of a giant camel that roamed the Arctic 3 million years ago. These huge prehistoric beasts crossed into Eurasia when a land bridge connected Alaska and Russia. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Loss of Arctic Ice, Loss of Scientific Integrity
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate change, sea ice, arctic, Canada, Harper, science, scientists, study, environment )

- 1852 days ago -
A European satellite named Cryosat has detected record losses in the volume of ice in the Arctic Ocean.
Yikes! Government Details 6 Most Terrifying Arctic Trends
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change, ecosystems, ocean acidification, sea ice, wildlife )

- 1923 days ago -
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published its seventh-annual Arctic Report Card this week, and though they didn't hand out a grade as they have in the past, it might as well be marked "G" for grim.
The Arctic Ocean Diaries: Dispatch No. 5
Science & Tech  (tags: ocean, Arctic, climate change, research, study, scientists, science, environment, investigation )

- 1978 days ago -
journey aboard the the US Coast Guard icebreaker Healy, following a team of scientists who are investigating how a changing climate might be affecting the chemistry of ocean and atmosphere in the Arctic.
Canadian Arctic Nearly Loses Entire Ice Shelf
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change, environment, oceans, science, sea ice )

- 2358 days ago -
"Recent (ice shelf) loss has been very rapid, and goes hand-in-hand with the rapid sea ice decline we have seen in this decade and the increasing warmth and extensive melt in the Arctic regions,"
Sinking Beneath the Seas: Canadian Coast Under Threat in New Predictions
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change costs, coastal communities, environment, greenhouse gases, research, rising sea level )

- 2498 days ago -
New research shows that glaciers, sea ice, and ice sheets like the one that covers Greenland are now melting more quickly than before due to global climate change. As a consequence, oceans will rise by 0.9 to 1.6 metres in this century.
Record Loss of Ozone Over Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, ESA, ozone, arctic, atmosphere, polar vortex, weather )

- 2537 days ago -
ESA's Envisat satellite has measured record low levels of ozone over the Euro-Atlantic sector of the northern hemisphere during March. This record low was caused by unusually strong winds, known as the polar vortex, which isolated the atmospheric mass
Arctic Bacteria With 100-Million-Year Hibernation Cycle Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: bacteria, arctic, habitat, science, scientists )

- 2733 days ago -
With a hibernation period of up to 100 million years, bacteria discovered on the Arctic sea floor may have longest life cycle of any known Earthly organism. Casey Hubert from the Geosciences Group and colleagues came discovered the bacteria
Arctic Glacial Dust May Affect Climate and Health in North America and Europe
Science & Tech  (tags: arctic )

- 2944 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Feb. 20, 2010) -- Residents of the southern United States and the Caribbean have seen it many times during the summer months -- a whitish haze in the sky that seems to hang around for days. The resulting thin film

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