Diving in the icy depths: the scientists studying what climate change is doing to the Arctic Ocean – The Conversation Weekly podcast
Plus, new discoveries about early humans in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge. Listen to episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
yesterday • ~5 min
Polar bears have captivated artists' imaginations for centuries, but what they've symbolized has changed over time
Do you see a fearsome predator? A fragile icon of impending extinction? What these arctic giants have stood for in art has continually evolved.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~10 min
Arctic foxes have a few special talents that help them sneak up on unseen prey and pounce.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
The media often call unusually cold, snowy storms a 'polar vortex.' The real polar vortex isn't coming down to visit the lower 48, but changes to the polar vortex can influence winter weather.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~7 min
The Arctic is particularly vulnerable to climate change, but efforts to tackle it risk alienating the people who live there.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~7 min
New research shows that permafrost contains huge amounts of particles that make it easier for cloud moisture to freeze. Thawing permafrost is releasing these ice-nucleating particles.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~6 min
Whales are rediscovering their old haunts in the Arctic and Southern oceans after centuries of hunting.
Jan. 1, 2021 • ~7 min
The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.
Nov. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
Environmental groups say new regulations on ships carrying polluting oils in the Arctic don't go far enough.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~3 min
Our new research shows the island's largest glaciers are losing ice faster than previously thought.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~5 min