Absence Of Arctic Sea Ice Starting Summer Of 2015, Threatens Polar Bear With Extinction

Starting the summer of 2015, it is predicted that the Arctic sea ice could disappear thus destroying the natural habitat of polar bears and other animals in the region, according to a leading British ocean expert.

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As Russia’s Onshore Oil Reserves Dwindling, Arctic Exploration Is Their Other Option

The Arctic holds one fifth of the world’s undiscovered, recoverable oil and natural gas, the United States Geological Survey estimates.

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Treeline May Move 500 kilometer Further North By 2100 Due To Climate Change

Scientists have estimated that the treeline could move 500 kilometers north by 2100 from now, according to Aevar Petersen, chair of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) which was based on their projections.

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Inventory Divulges A Complex Marine Life & Aims To Catalog Species In Danger Of Extinction

The waters off China, the Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico have been featured in the the top five regions in terms of biodiversity according to the preliminary census published in the open access Public Library of Science. It is a result of a 10-year project by 360 scientists at a cost of US$ 650 million dollars.

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