Sea ice

North pole will be ice-free in summer

Published: 21Apr2020

Summer Arctic sea-ice is predicted to disappear before 2050, resulting in devastating consequences for the Arctic ecosystem. The efficacy of climate-protection measures will determine how often and...

Increasingly mobile sea ice risks polluting Arctic neighbours

Published: 19Mar2020

The movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to significantly increase this century, raising the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil between...

Sea ice extent in Arctic and Antarctic reached record lows in November

Published: 7Dec2016

“Both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced record lows in sea ice extent in November, with scientists astonished to see Arctic ice actually retreating at a time when the region enters the cold...

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