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- 1. Sea robots show Arctic climate change
Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region's marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.
- 2. Hay Trans.MISSION Q&A with Chris Haughton and Dr Emily Shuckburgh
Dr Emily Shuckburgh worked with author and illustrator Chris Haughton to show how scientists measure the impacts of CO2 over time.
- 3. Hay Trans.MISSION Q&A with Nicola Davies and Professor Ed Hawkins
Poet Nicola Davies teamed up with Professor Ed Hawkins to explore climate and weather in a series of poems set to images.
- 4. Our changing Arctic
The Barents Sea is a wild, dark, stormy old ocean. Who would want to be out there on a ship in January?
- 5. X-rays of Scotland's seabed reveal how Ice Age ended
Scientists have X-rayed sediment cores taken from the seabed around the coast of North West Scotland and Shetland to solve the mystery of what happened to Scotland's ice sheet at the end of the Ice Age.
- 6. New footage shows crack in Larsen C Ice Shelf
Currently a huge iceberg, roughly the size of Norfolk, looks set to break off the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which is more than twice the size of Wales.
- 7. Scientists measure snow density in Greenland
Last month, scientists from the Centre for Polar Observation & Modelling (CPOM) headed to Greenland to carry out vital fieldwork as part of a NERC-CryoSat contract to calibrate and validate measurements taken by the satellite.
- 8. Antarctic Peninsula: Warming pauses but glaciers go on melting
A temporary respite in rising temperatures in one of the world's fastest-warming places doesn't mean climate change has stopped, says new British Antarctic Survey research.
- 9. Bouncing towards an ice-free summer
One warm year and we're told an Arctic without sea ice is just around the corner; the next cold one and it's claimed the ice is recovering. Ed Hawkins explains why Arctic melting will continue to be erratic for the foreseeable future - but says the overall trend is only heading one way.
- 10. A new history of Antarctic ice
There's still a huge amount we don't know about the history of the southern polar ice sheet. Bethan Davies was part of an international team that brought together the latest findings to reveal a complex and dynamic Antarctica.
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