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Scientists investigate black carbon effects on climate in the Arctic during winter and spring

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As an important light-absorbing aerosol, black carbon (BC) can affect the energy balance of the earth-atmosphere system via direct and indirect radiative forcing. When BC deposits…

Marine biodiversity reshuffles under warmer and sea ice-free Pacific Arctic — ScienceDaily

Climate warming will alter marine community compositions as species are expected to shift poleward, significantly impacting the Arctic marine ecosystem. The biodiversity of marine communities in the Pacific Arctic under…

Light-loving algae grow under ice during the dark Arctic winter

Each winter, Baffin Bay freezes over as polar darkness descends over the top of the world. Come spring, phytoplankton will bloom in these cold waters between Greenland and Canada, bolstering…

Tree rings show scale of Arctic pollution is worse than previously thought — ScienceDaily

The largest-ever study of tree rings from Norilsk in the Russian Arctic has shown that the direct and indirect effects of industrial pollution in the region and beyond are far…

Arctic Sea Ice melts away to 2nd lowest minimum on record

Arctic Sea Ice melts away to 2nd lowest minimum on record Arctic sea ice reached its summer minimum for 2020 in mid-September, which is now logged as the 2nd lowest…

Warming temperatures are driving Arctic greening

When Arctic tundra greens, undergoing increased plant growth, it can impact wildlife species including reindeer and caribou. Credit: Logan Berner/Northern Arizona University As Arctic summers warm, Earth’s northern landscapes are…

Arctic sea ice hits second-lowest level on record amid Siberian heat, fires

Because of the outsize effects of climate change in the Far North, the Arctic is likely to be seasonally ice-free within two to three decades, according to NSIDC Director Mark…

Arctic summer sea ice second lowest on record: US researchers

Sled dogs wading through standing water on the sea ice in northwestern Greenland, in June 2019 Arctic summer sea ice melted in 2020 to the second smallest size since records…

Sea of Slush: Arctic Sea Ice Lows Mark a New Polar Climate Regime | World News

By Natalie Thomas and Cassandra Garrison ARCTIC OCEAN (Reuters) – At the edge of the ice blanketing part of the Arctic Ocean, the ice on Monday looked sickly. Where thick…

New subspecies of the rarest Palaearctic butterfly found in the Arctic Circle of Yakutia

The newly described subspecies of the Arctic Apolloa, named Parnassius arcticus arbugaevi. Credit: Dr Roman V. Yakovlev An isolated population of the rarest Palaearctic butterfly species: the Arctic Apollo (Parnassius…