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Frost flowers growing on young sea ice in the Arctic Artic Animals

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Sea ice

Smithsonian Ocean

Photo of frail polar bear illuminates the tragedy unfolding in the Arctic

Frost flowers are ice crystals commonly found growing on young sea ice and thin lake ice in cold, calm conditions. The ice crystals are similar to hoar ...

Great #Arctic Reserve in #Siberia: desert, tundra, icebergs and rare animals #Russia

Polar bear with cub

Watts Up With That?

Frost flowers are ice crystals commonly found growing on young sea ice and thin lake ice in cold, calm conditions. The ice crystals are similar to hoar ...

Sea ice draws CO2 from the atmosphereOnly recently scientists have realized that sea ice has an impact on the planet's CO2 balance.

Polar bear on ice

SERF in motion: International sea-ice experiment launched on U of M campus

How disappearing sea ice has put Arctic ecosystem under threat

Frost Flower and Sea Ice

so precious, but makes me sad, there is not enough polar ice left for the beautiful creatures=(

Record high Arctic temperatures in 2015 having 'profound effects' on region

Frost flowers formed on thin sea ice when the atmosphere is much colder than the underlying

OOTI sled operating on the ice near Kuujjuarapik in March 2008, sampling over frost flowers

Frost flowers over young sea ice in the central Arctic Ocean. Photo Mattias Wietz.

7 reasons why Arctic sea ice matters

The biological removal of CO2 is done by algae binding of carbon in organic material. Frost flowers also contribute

Arctic sea ice. Credit: Mark Peterson/Corbis via Getty Images

Antarctic Animals

Witnessing Change and Searching for Wilderness: Circumnavigating the Svalbard Archipelago in the Arctic Circle – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Arctic Miracle in Bloom: Tiny Frost Flowers As Far As the Eye Can See

humpback whale diving in the Antarctic

Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) are the only animals to breed on mainland Antarctica during the winter.

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Environment

A pack of dogs loosely chained together run into the distance on ice, surrounded by

Arctic Animals List with Pictures & Facts: Discover Amazing Animals that Live in the Arctic & Sub-Arctic

Sea ice extent in the Arctic (left) and Antarctic (right) regionsThe extent

Majestic Frost Flowers Cover Entire Lake In Snowy Hokkaido

A walrus sits on a floating piece of ice.

Frost flowers formed on thin sea ice when the atmosphere is much colder than the underlying

Sunlight bounces off Arctic sea ice. Credit: wasifmalik/Flickr.

MISSING ICE Cameras, like this one, set up in the Chukchi and Bering seas, record how much light reaches through the melt ponds that sit atop sea ice.

Icy waters

I shot this iPhone photo of Arctic sea ice in the Davis Strait between Greenland and Baffin Island while flying from Iceland to Denver on Jan. 30, 2018.

Episode 1 – To the Ends of the Earth

Polar bear on thin ice (c) NOAA

Arctic Discovery

Frost flowers on ice under the sun

Scientists ...

Frost flowers on the ice shelf near Barrow, Alaska

Our first polar bear comes closer to our ship to get a better look. This

7 strange ice formations

In the strategy there are two pictures of Dutch researchers. A goose catch with UNIS students in the middle of town and a fjord trip featuring Martine van ...

Sheenjek River, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Alexis Bonogofsky for U.S. Fish and

The different countries around the Arctic allow for different types of wilderness experience, some have cultural interests both modern and traditional in a ...

Frost flowers from the Artic Sea ice.

... photosynthetic ice algae ...

Fast Arctic melt could cost $70 trillion

A curious polar bear standing on sea ice checks out the Lance during N-ICE2015

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Mountain avens in the Icelandic countryside

Gulf Stream slowdown may bring later cold

Pressure ridge in multiyear sea ice thrust up against the northernmost coast of Ellesmere Island,

WUWT readers may recall seeing this photo flashed around the world of polar bears “stranded” on ice at sea. Photo by: Amanda Byrd

A hooded seal on an ice floe in East Greenland. Photo by Aqqa Rosing Asvid

Ice fields & polar bears: Icebreaker voyages around Russia's Arctic sea route sold out — RT Business News

Arctic iceberg in the ocean. Arctic landscape, arctic tundra and ice of the Arctic

Central to the OASIS campaign is the quantitative and reliable determination of chemical and biological fluxes

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Microbial ecology of the cryosphere: sea ice and glacial habitats | Nature Reviews Microbiology

Animals of Cold Desert Biomes

Thawing Arctic is turning oceans into graveyards

Snow-free images of Arctic polar bears show the harsh reality of climate change

Great Polar Bear Hardcover – April 3, 2018

Camille Seaman

5 dangers of oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Amid Global Warming, North America Has a New Glacier - Condé Nast Traveler

Crabeater seals slither onto floating ice to nap, give birth, or hide from killer whales or leopard seals. (Note the prominent scars.) With less sea ice ...

Snow-capped mountains against a blue sky in Antarctica

Frost flowers are ice crystals commonly found growing on young sea ice and thin lake ice in cold, calm conditions. The ice crystals are similar to hoar ...

Polar Ice. A walrus sits on top of ice.

Algae growing on the underside of sea ice is visible in ice cores. (Credit

The Arctic is warming twice as fast at the rest of the world. Locals say

Lots of polar bears up close

How did the Arctic ocean get covered in thousands of delicate ice flowers?

The flourishing life within the briny habitat of sea ice. The ice specific ecosystem includes bacteria, viruses, unicellular algae, diatom chains, ...

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Image of the Week – Arctic changes in a warming climate

Polar ecosystem

World's northernmost flower. Only original flowers grow near North pole. Arctic poppy (Papaver

Leads in the Arctic sea ice can be seen separating ice floes from one-another

Heart shaped frost flowers on frozen lake Staffelsee - Stock Image

Our Polar Regions Are Simply 'Melting Away,' And It's A Beautiful Disaster | HuffPost