As sea ice melts, polar bears are forced to swim longer distances, potentially at great cost. Continue reading →
'Name our ship!' was the call from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in an online poll soliciting names for a polar research vessel.
A 68,000 ton cruise ship will soon embark on a voyage through the fabled and perilous route. Continue reading →
The animal weighed several hundred pounds and lived more than 50 million years ago.
Polar bears spend most of their time resting or walking, new research shows. Continue reading →
Low levels of Arctic sea ice and melting Antarctic glaciers and ice shelves are cause for concern. Continue reading →
A frozen hunted mammoth provides a graphic snapshot of Arctic life 45,000 years ago.
So far at least, bowhead whales off Alaska may be benefiting from a warmer Arctic. Continue reading →
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