Environment

Oil-eating microbes are challenged in the Arctic

February 22, 2018 ecodaily 0

  New economic developments in the Arctic, such as trans-Arctic shipping and oil exploitation, will bring along unprecedented risks of marine oil spills. The world is therefore calling for a thorough understanding of the resilience […]

Europe

Plastic waste ‘building up’ in Arctic

February 12, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Plastic waste is building up in the supposedly pristine wilderness of the Norwegian Arctic, scientists say. Researchers are particularly concerned about huge concentrations of microplastic fragments in sea ice. They say they’ve found plastic […]