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Sep 9, 2015 10:52 AM ET // AFP
The rapid melting of polar ice has sent activity in the inhospitable region into overdrive as nations eye newly viable gas, deposits and shipping routes.
May 5, 2015 11:26 AM ET // AFP
Two Dutch explorers studying melting Arctic sea ice have apparently drowned after falling through thin ice.
Apr 29, 2015 09:48 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The photos depict day-to-day life at the Antarctic base camp of ill-fated explorer Robert Falcon Scott.
Dec 2, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
The Crocker Land Expedition, a largely forgotten early 20th century trek to northwest Greenland, resulted in the collection of thousands of scientific specimens and some of the first video footage from the Arctic.
Jun 27, 2013 08:56 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Helicopters rescued a group of tourists stranded on an ice floe that broke away. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2011 03:32 PM ET // Emily Sohn
Six British rowers are in the midst of an adventure that is only possible because the ice is vanishing in the Arctic.