Scientists discover ‘tiger’ of the plankton world enjoys its veg tooPosted: 16th July 2020
With large teeth, hooks and poison glands, arrow worms have been nicknamed the tigers of the plankton world and are believed to be successful carnivorous hunters of the deep – but new evidence from a Scottish researcher has shown that the creature may enjoy its ‘greens’ too.
Biogeochemical Consequences of Climate-Driven Changes in the ArcticPosted: 26th May 2020
New Frontiers Research Topic edited by “Changing Arctic Ocean” scientists available to view online. Publications in this topic examine the cascading effects of climate change on Arctic Ocean carbon and nutrient dynamics, including important feedbacks on local and regional budgets.
‘Hidden’ water in the ocean could be key to understanding how creatures feedPosted: 21st April 2020
MYSTERIOUS patches of ‘hidden’ water could help scientists understand how ocean creatures feed. Scottish scientists working with marine robots have measured previously hidden patches of water between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans that could dramatically alter the understanding of how the ocean’s food web forms.
As the Arctic warms, light pollution may pose a new threat to marine lifePosted: 5th March 2020
Thanks to climate change, more humans are able to pass through the Arctic, and they’re making the region’s once black polar night brighter.
Wales can lead the world in fight against climate changePosted: 18th July 2019
More and more higher education institutions globally are declaring a climate emergency. Bangor University and its Students Union have joined the movement.
Copepods: The unsung heroes of the oceanPosted: 24th April 2019
Published in NERC’s Planet Earth magazine this week is an interview with Holly Jenkins, a PhD student in the DIAPOD project, describing her research on copepods.
#ThinkArctic interview with Holly JenkinsPosted: 22nd March 2019
Holly Jenkins, PhD student in the DIAPOD project, gave an interview this week on her research into copepods in the Arctic Ocean to GCI’s #ThinkArctic podcast series.
Interview on Science Café, BBC Radio WalesPosted: 5th February 2019
The Science Café programme on BBC Radio Wales hosted three investigators from the Changing Arctic Ocean programme to talk about the effects of climate change on the Arctic Ocean.
Arctic Climate ChangePosted: 24th January 2019
Dr Yueng-Lenn Djern, co-lead investigator of the PEANUTS project, gave a live TV interview to the BBC News Channel on Thursday 24 January 2019.
Use of Arctic Ocean science by House of LordsPosted: 24th January 2019
In the House of Lords on 24 January 2019, research by Dr Lenn on ocean circulation in the Barents Sea contributed to a debate on the effects of climate change in the Arctic.
Vegan at Sea-gan: The Arctic OceanPosted: 22nd January 2019
The Arctic Institute have published a collection of work on “Breaking the Arctic’s Ice Ceiling”, highlighting the work of women living and working in the Arctic. Holly Jenkins of the DIAPOD project has contributed an article to this collection.
UK scientists track environmental change on the seafloor of Europe’s Arctic backyard, the Barents SeaPosted: 10th July 2018
The third and final scientific cruise of the 2018 summer season sails today to the Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean. As part of the £16 million, UK flagship research programme the Changing Arctic Ocean, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), it supports UK scientists carrying out vital…