#Arctic

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic
    Environment

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years
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    Arctic Fires Haven’t Been This Bad in 10,000 Years

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 23, 2019

    The Arctic is especially vulnerable to fires in the age of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Waters Near Arctic Ocean Just Jumped 30 Degrees Above Normal
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    Waters Near Arctic Ocean Just Jumped 30 Degrees Above Normal

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    “I feel like we’re doing this huge experiment to our climate system.” Read more

  • Article: Norway Backs Off Plans to Drill Arctic for Billions of Barrels of Oil
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    Norway Backs Off Plans to Drill Arctic for Billions of Barrels of Oil

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    This is big. Read more

  • Article: Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans
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    Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|April 1, 2019

    “This court decision is a bright red stop sign.” Read more

  • Article: Sperm Whales Pop Up in the Arctic in Startling Sign of Climate Change
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    Sperm Whales Pop Up in the Arctic in Startling Sign of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 6, 2018

    Warm waters are disrupting animal habits around the world. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Is Turning the Arctic Ocean Into the Atlantic
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    Climate Change Is Turning the Arctic Ocean Into the Atlantic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 29, 2018

    This is just the latest example the Arctic’s abrupt evolution. Read more

  • Article: Arctic Ice Is Now Floating Around Canada — And Here's What It Means
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    Arctic Ice Is Now Floating Around Canada — And Here's What It Means

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 21, 2018

    The ice conditions were so dangerous that ships couldn’t make it through. Read more