Arctic Ocean

Arctic Ocean: Climate Change Is Flooding the Remote North With Light and New Species

Arctic Ocean: Climate Change Is Flooding the Remote North With Light and New Species

At just over 14 million square kilometres, the Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world’s oceans. It is also the coldest. An expansive raft of sea ice floats near its centre, expanding in the long, cold, dark winter, and contracting in the summer, as the Sun climbs…

Canadian Military Investigates Mysterious Pings From The Arctic Seafloor

Canadian Military Investigates Mysterious Pings From The Arctic Seafloor

Indigenous hunters in the Canadian territory of Nunavut have reported unexplained sounds that appear to be coming from the Arctic seafloor. These sounds, described as “pings”, “hums” and “beeps”, have attracted the attention of Canada’s Department of National Defence, which dispatched a plane to investigate.