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The Arctic continues to become less icy, wetter and greener.
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New research sparks concerns that ocean circulation will collapse

Scientists have long feared that warming could cause a breakdown of ocean circulation in the North Atlantic. But new research finds the real risk lies in Antarctica’s waters, where melting could disrupt currents in the next few decades, with profound impacts on global climate.
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Arctic ice is getting thinner by the day—and sea life is suffering

A new study says the structural change has been abrupt, making life harder for everything from tiny algae to polar bears.

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Alaska scientist wins top award for his Arctic climate research

John Walsh, chief scientist at UAF's International Arctic Research Center, was the third recipient of the Mohn Prize and the first U.S. scientist to receive the award.

Russia signs deal with Dubai logistics company to navigate thawing Arctic
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Russia signs deal with Dubai logistics company to navigate thawing Arctic

DP World, a leading logistics company, agreed on Friday to cooperate with a Russian state company on shipping ventures in the Arctic Ocean.
With growth of Arctic shipping, Canada must prepare for major oil spills, study says
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With growth of Arctic shipping, Canada must prepare for major oil spills, study says

A new study evaluates the impact of such a disaster in Canada's Rankin Inlet and finds an oil spill there would be uniquely devastating, owing to the challenge of mounting a cleanup in such a harsh environment.

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