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  1. Sailing through ice

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Silent Sound sailed through a lot of ice this summer, but not nearly as much as there once was covering the Arctic seas, and not as much as the animals of the Arctic need to survive. There was more sea ice in the Arctic this summer, contrary to early spring ice forecasts and the longer-term trend of melting sea ice, but the coverage was far below long-term averages. ...

  2. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Melting of ice may doom Antarctica's emperor penguins, scientists warn

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Antarctica's emperor penguins will lose their main food source as southern sea ice vanishes due to global warming, a new study warns Melting ice may doom penguins The population of Antarctica's famous emperor penguins could fall by a third by the end of the century because of disappearing sea ice, putting them at risk of extinction, say researchers. Writing ...

  3. Breaking the ice

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen Icy nouns Make sure you don't slip on the ice and fall over as you work through this exercise. Tread carefully. What is... 1 black ice? a. A dangerous, thin layer of ice on a road drivers can't see b. A frozen dessert made from plum juice 2 dry ice? a. Ice that has been on the ground for more than a month b. Frozen carbon dioxide used ...

  4. Arctic meltdown has a silver lining for business

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... in a few decades. As the ice melts, more solar radiation is absorbed, making Arctic seas, mountains and air warmer still. The likely consequences are faster melting of Greenland's ice sheet ... David Fullbrook Since the dawn of history, the Arctic has been locked up with snow and ice, a dead end of little consequence for East Asia. But the ice is melting, and quickly, focusing ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Polar bear starved to death because of climate change

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... to a lack of sea ice on which to hunt seals, according to an expert. Climate change has reduced sea ice in the Arctic to record lows in the last year and Dr Ian Stirling, who has studied the bears ... It probably followed the fjords inland, so it may have walked double or treble that distance. Polar bears feed almost exclusively on seals and need sea ice to capture their prey. But last year saw ...

  6. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Arctic buoy photo shows 'melt pond', not drastic sign of global warming

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of a frozen sea on Monday, just as it had earlier this summer. That's just part of summer ice conditions, and as far as we know it always has been The water the buoy was bobbing in last week ... by the US National Science Foundation. While the air temperature hovers around freezing point, solar radiation works to melt snow and the upper layer of sea ice. Some of the water drains through ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... violations. One driver said that to his surprise he had been cited 120 times last year and owed 14,800 yuan. TIANJIN Ice surge hits harbours Fishermen say that the amount of sea ice that has moved ... there was about twice as much ice as the annual average, and they suspected it to be related to climate change. Incinerator plan for waste The municipality plans to burn all non-recyclable rubbish ...

  8. No proof that wild weather signifies a warming planet. But don't bet against it

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but complex systems like the climate can produce strange local results. As an article by Charles Greene and Bruce Monger in a recent issue of Oceanography points out, the melting of the Arctic sea ice will cause colder winter weather in the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. 'Since the dramatic decline of Arctic sea ice during summer 2007,' the authors say, 'severe winter ...

  9. Icebreaker in the clear

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Russia A Russian icebreaker carrying more than 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on an Antarctic cruise had reached clear water after being halted for days by thick ice, its owners said. The Captain Khlebnikov icebreaker became stranded in sea ice earlier last week near Snow Hill Island in the Weddell Sea. It took the ship five days to free itself of ice ...

  10. News - China - ANTARCTICA

    China icebreaker's Antarctic rescue mission stalls

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:44pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Chinese icebreaker sent to free a Russian research ship stuck in thick sea ice off Antarctica forced to retreat A Chinese icebreaker en route to rescue a ship trapped in Antarctic ice was forced to turn back on Saturday after being unable to push its way through the heavy sea ice. The Snow Dragon icebreaker came within 11 kilometres of the Russian ship ...




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