Scientists find Arctic sea ice retreated “faster in the spring of 2020 than since the beginning of records”.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov agree to work together despite differences as they held talks on the sidelines of an Arctic Council meeting in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
As the Arctic cap thaws thanks to global warming, Russia seeks to promote an alternative trading route after the recent blockage in one of the world's most strategic waterways.
The Arctic has a long history of industrial and commercial activities. Here’s how climate change is affecting its ecosystem, resource management tools and security politics.
Scientists who have studied data on 234 glaciers across the Arctic territory for 34 years find that annual snowfall is no longer enough to replenish glaciers.
Polar bears in 12 of 13 sub-populations analysed will have been decimated within 80 years by the galloping pace of change in the Arctic, which is warming twice as fast as the planet as a whole, scientists say.
A number of Russian scientists have been arrested and charged with treason in recent years for allegedly handing sensitive material to foreigners.
The polar bears have been forced to the edge of northeastern village Ryrkaipy as unusually warm temperatures prevented coastal ice from forming, preventing them from their usual grounds.
The $158 million expedition will see scientists from 19 countries, including Germany, the US, Britain, France, Russia and China.
This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever.
On a recent expedition to Greenland, TRT World correspondent Andrea Sanke saw how some countries and landscapes are suffering as global temperatures rise, and makes a very personal plea.
Temperatures in the Arctic are rising at twice the rate of the rest of the globe, and melting ice has opened vast untapped oil and gas reserves to potential commercial exploitation.
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