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Dec 9, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Inbreeding, poaching, a lack of herders and climate change are contributing to the iconic animal's decline.
Dec 1, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Discovery News
Forward-looking models and polar bear energetics data foresee an alarming loss of habitat by the century's end.
Dec 1, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
The stark, barren landscape of Banks Island in Canada has yielded more than 8,000 shark teeth that date back millions of years.
Jul 11, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sharks might be able to cope with climate change's effects upon the Arctic, a study of fossil shark teeth has found. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 12:31 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Video cameras attached to polar bears show the world from the bears' perspective, including what to do when your dinner freezes into a rock hard block. Continue reading →
May 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hefty polar bears, which love to sink their teeth into greasy blobs of fat, could hold the key to avoiding heart disease. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Greenland sharks joined the list of top Arctic predators that suffer under heavy loads of accumulated persistent organic pollutants in their bodies. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
A Google Street View of the tundra helps scientists as well as armchair polar bear watchers.
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