1 week Biggest North Pole mission back from ‘dying Arctic’ Manilatimes |World
BERLIN: Researchers on the world’s biggest mission to the North Pole returned to Germany on Monday, bringing home devastating proof of a dying Arctic Ocean and warnings of ice-free summers in just decades. The German Alfred Wegener Institute’s Polarstern ship returned to the port of Bremerhaven after 389 days spent drifting through the Arctic trapped in ice, allowing scientists to gather vital information on the effects of global warming in the region.
BACK FROM WORLD’S END German icebreaker and research vessel Polarstern arrives at the harbor of northern German town of Bremerhaven, on October 12, 2020, ... more