Kidnapping in the Antarctic animal world?  
Amphipods of the suborder Hyperiidea are popular prey for fish and sea birds. They play an important role in the Southern Ocean food web, which is why biologist Dr Charlotte Havermans is investigating the distribution, abundance and ecological role of various species of amphipods.  
Satellite images show Arctic's "last bastion" of thickest ice melting  
Recent NASA satellite images show that some of the oldest and thickest ice in the Arctic is melting, reports said.  
Ocean currents adding to erosion of Arctic glaciers  
An Australian-led international study has discovered that changes to ocean currents like the Gulf Stream, may have driven the erosion of Arctic glaciers in southeast of Greenland 13,000 to 11,500 years ago.  
Arctic carbon cycle is speeding up: study  
LOS ANGELES, Aug 7 (Xinhua) -- Using data from the Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE), a new study shows that the Arctic carbon cycle is speeding up, and is now at a pace more characteristic of a North American boreal forest than of the icy Arctic.  
Major (SCI) Papers on Polar Research (Published during the Period of September 2014 to September 2015)
Science Feature: Potential sea-level rise from Antarctic ice-sheet instability constrained by observations

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