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Explained: How Arctic ice melt raises the risk of far-away wildfires

The thawing of the polar region from climate change helps produce conditions that make distant forests more likely to burn.

Surfing swell is photographed at snowy beach of Unstad, Norway on Lofoten Island, Arctic Circle, on March 9, 2016.(AFP)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 11:08 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Norway expels 15 Russian ‘intelligence officers’ operating as diplomats

Norway, a member of the NATO military alliance, shares a border with Russia in the Arctic.

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP)
Published on Apr 13, 2023 04:29 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Arctic scientists in race to save ‘ice memory’. Here's why

Italian, French and Norwegian researchers are in Norway's Svalbard archipelago to preserve crucial ice records for analysing past environmental conditions.

A view of mountains near Longyearbyen, located on Spitsbergen island, in Svalbard Archipelago, northern Norway. (AFP)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 05:30 AM IST

Cause and Effect | Is the world on the brink of multiple tipping points?

Tipping points are conditions or thresholds beyond which changes in the climate system become self-perpetuating and can lead to abrupt and irreversible impacts.

Steam rises from the coal-fired power plant near wind turbines Niederaussem, Germany, as the sun rises on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. Germany cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 2% last year, beating previous estimates but still falling far short of the cuts needed to meet its medium-term climate goals. (AP Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 07:53 PM IST
ByTannu Jain

Teriberka Arctic Festival in Russia sees attendance more than double in 2022

The 7th Teriberka Arctic Festival took place in the Murmansk Region as part of the cultural programme of Russia’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023. The cultural programme included performances by 13 musical groups and performers.

Teriberka Arctic Festival in Russia sees attendance more than double in 2022 (Twitter/InfosRussie)
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 07:27 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Russia
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