NASA Scientists Have Found Millions of Arctic Methane Hotspots

Scientists are taking to the skies to study methane emissions in the Arctic. In a series of more than 400 airplane rides in 2017, researchers with NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment discovered 2 million methane hotspots. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/nasa-scientists-have-found-millions-of-arctic-methane-h-1841692970 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published […]

The race for Arctic oil is heating up

Norwegian and Russian companies are leading the charge in a renewed offensive for Arctic oil and gas riches. Despite climate concerns and environmentalist backlash against exploration for oil and gas in pristine sensitive regions of the Arctic, companies continue to explore for hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic Circle, in Russia and Norway in particular. The […]

'Hemisphere-wide implications': Nasa warns temperatures in Europe could plunge if Arctic warming causes major ocean current to reverse

Massive buildup of freshwater could be released into Atlantic, disrupting currents which keep western Europe warm Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-crisis-temperature-europe-arctic-warming-nasa-a9325011.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Harry Cockburn

Beneath the Arctic’s Sea Ice, Robots Are Illuminating a Mysterious World

Less than 200 miles from the North Pole in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, the German icebreaker Polarstern sits frozen into the ice and shrouded in darkness. Several times a week, a handful of crew members venture forth from the relative safety and warmth of their vessel into a realm of bone-chilling temperatures,… Read […]

Climate Change Is Making It Harder for Polar Bears to Raise Babies

Polar bears are basically mascots of the environmental movement owing to the risks the climate crisis poses to them. And y’all, they’re doing really, really badly! Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/climate-change-is-making-it-harder-for-polar-bears-to-r-1841454456 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Dharna Noor on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to […]

Permafrost Is Thawing So Fast, It’s Gouging Holes in the Arctic

Normally, these terrains of frozen soil thaw gradually. But in some places, it’s thawing so abruptly that landscapes are collapsing in on themselves. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/abrupt-permafrost-thaw/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Matt Simon

Hidden 'dark river' could stretch more than 1,000 miles under Greenland, scientists believe

‘This is a fascinating discovery,’ says professor Jemma Wadham Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/greenland-ice-sheet-dark-river-subglacial-melt-american-geophysicial-union-a9251541.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Vincent Wood

The Arctic Is Undergoing Changes Scientists ‘Never Expected Would Happen This Soon’

Surprise, surprise: The Arctic didn’t do too well this past year. You can thank global warming for that. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/the-arctic-is-undergoing-changes-scientists-never-expec-1840344312 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Yessenia Funes on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo

Mystery over polar bear spray-painted with 'T-34' spotted in Arctic Russia

Large lettering could disrupt predator’s camouflage and harm its ability to hunt, wildlife expert warns Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/polar-bear-spray-paint-t34-russia-soviet-tank-arctic-a9231201.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Samuel Osborne