New predictions for future sea level rise

New predictions for future sea level rise

New Predictions For Sea Level Rise Science Daily (July 29, 2009) — Fossil coral data and temperature records derived from ice-core measurements have been...

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Polar temperatures rise rapidly: Summer ice break-up starts early

Polar temperatures rise rapidly: Summer ice break-up starts early

Walruses are amongst the animals under threat © 2009 Financial Times Deutschland, © dpa Melting ice threatens polar life As temperatures rise rapidly at...

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Vast expanses of Arctic ice melt in summer heat

Vast expanses of Arctic ice melt in summer heat

The shore line from Tuktoyaktuk, in the Northwest Territories, Canada, is shown on August 8, 2009. The Arctic Ocean has given up tens of thousands more square...

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SOI-IPY Expeditioners return to Ottawa!

SOI-IPY Expeditioners return to Ottawa!

SOI-IPY Arctic Youth Expedition 2009 participants returned to Ottawa last evening evening from their incredible journey to Nunavik, Northern Québec, and...

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SOI Launches Arctic Youth Expedition 2009 Website

SOI Launches Arctic Youth Expedition 2009 Website

Between July 29th and August 13th parents, students, educators and polar enthusiasts can visit the www.studentsonice.com/arctic2009 Students on Ice Arctic...

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Global warming impacts animation: Arctic

Global warming impacts animation: Arctic

The impacts of global warming will be particularly dramatic for the Arctic and Antarctica. In this animation, we look more closely at the consequences for the...

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Signs of ancient Arctic sea ice: At least 47.5 million years ago

Signs of ancient Arctic sea ice: At least 47.5 million years ago

These 3-micrometer-wide needle-shaped fossils of marine algae from the genus Synedropsis indicate that sea ice first formed in the Arctic Ocean at least 47.5...

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Runaway spurt of global warming turned Earth into a hothouse

Runaway spurt of global warming turned Earth into a hothouse

Close up of a melting glacier. A runaway spurt of global warming 55 million years ago turned Earth into a hothouse but how this happened remains worryingly...

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SOI celebrates anniversary of Isabella Bay / Niginganiq agreement

SOI celebrates anniversary of Isabella Bay / Niginganiq agreement

On August 6, Students on Ice plans to visit the hamlet of Clyde River, Nunavut, as part of the Students on Ice - International Polar Year Arctic Youth...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2009 IPY Film Festival

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2009 IPY Film Festival

2009 INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Canadian Film Institute, working in partnership with the International Polar...

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