Sea Ice in the Arctic

Photo | 14 September, 2009

Broken and unconsolidated sea ice in the Greenland sea. Polar bear rely on sea ice for hunting. In a 3°C world, the sea ice will disappear completely in summer, and will be present only in a few places in winter. Polar bears are far from the only ones with a lot to lose from climate change. The 2009 summer sea ice minimum was reported to be the third lowest on record. According to experts, the Arctic may be completely clear of sea ice in summer in five to twenty years, this will have serious implications.

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Slideshow | 31 January, 2015

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Video | 31 December, 2014 at 14:15

A look back at some of the Greenpeace campaign successes from the past twelve months.

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Image | 19 December, 2014 at 14:30

Greenpeace volunteers prepare to distribute rice seeds for planting, to farmers whose fields where totally destroyed by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). A group of farmers from the islands of Cebu, Bohol and Negros – strong movers of sustainable and...

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Oil Spill Aftermath in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

Image | 11 December, 2014 at 14:30

The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...

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