What melting sea ice means for life in the Arctic

A funny thing happens if you travel north in January. Go far enough and it gets dark in the middle of the day. This is what the brief winter daylight looks like in northern Norway. That’s where I meet up with a team of researchers bound for the Arctic Ocean. I’m Eli Kintisch and I’m […]

Ice and fire: How burning forests can help melt ice sheets

On the western edge of the Greenland ice sheet there’s a stretch of dirty grey ice known as the dark zone 400km long and 100km wide this dark zone is melting somewhere between double and ten times the rate of the white ice around it For a while, scientists thought it was a frozen relic […]

Local researchers produce electricity using green algae

now the spread of green algae is a growing problem here in South Korea the algae pollutes waterways and kills the local ecosystem however a way to harness it in a much more positive way has just been discovered a team of Korean researchers say they figured out a way to use algae to generate […]