Polar bears in Svalbard archipelago are inbreeding due to sea ice loss
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Polar bears in Svalbard archipelago are inbreeding due to sea ice loss

Polar bear in Svalbard archipelago Shutterstock/Ondrej Prsicky Global warming is causing Arctic ice to melt, which means archipelago-based Polar
Buried �Lakes� on Mars May Just Be Frozen Clay
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Buried �Lakes� on Mars May Just Be Frozen Clay

New research suggests that bright reflections detected by radar beneath Mars' south pole may not have been underground lakes, but clay deposits.
A 'Massive Melting Event' Has Struck Greenland Due to Northern Hemisphere Heatwave
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A 'Massive Melting Event' Has Struck Greenland Due to Northern Hemisphere Heatwave

According to Danish researchers, Greenland's Ice Sheet has suffered a "massive melt event" in a heatwave that saw temperatures rise more than 10
Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet
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Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet

The Greenland Ice Sheet, which is second only to Antarctica in terms of freshwater ice mass, is the second largest on the planet. According to Danish
Mars' buried polar 'lakes' may just be frozen clay
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Mars' buried polar 'lakes' may just be frozen clay

This image shows the bright white area of Mars Express's December 2012 spacecraft. It is an image of the icy cap at Mars south pole made of frozen
Unfortunately, There are Other Viable Explanations for the Subsurface Lakes on Mars
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Unfortunately, There are Other Viable Explanations for the Subsurface Lakes on Mars

Since 1971, when the Mariner 9 probe explored Mars' surface, scientists have suspected that subsurface ice might exist beneath the southern polar Ice
'Lakes' under Mars' south pole: A muddy picture?
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'Lakes' under Mars' south pole: A muddy picture?

This image's bright white area shows the icy cover that surrounds Mars south pole. It is made of frozen water, frozen carbon dioxide and frozen
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After publication, prices and availability of deals are subject to change. The Polar Backup Unlimited Cloud Backup Storage is now on sale at 32.36,
Study sheds new light on composition at base of Martian southern polar cap
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Study sheds new light on composition at base of Martian southern polar cap

Credit: Planetary Science Institute Blue marks in the Martian South Polar Region that were previously thought to be indicative of subsurface water