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“Arctic”

Aug 18, 2015 01:00 PM ET // AFP & Discovery News
Shell has been given final permission for an exploratory drilling project in Alaskan waters
Aug 12, 2015 04:55 AM ET
No one is entirely sure where the term "Eskimo" originated, and it means different things to different peoples.
Aug 6, 2015 05:20 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The Russian president has his eye on over 463,000 square miles of the Arctic.
Jul 30, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Scientists recently observed a polar bear dive that lasted 3 minutes, 10 seconds, shattering the previous known record by about 2 minutes.
Jul 22, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
An ill-fated 19th-century expedition that became trapped in the Canadian Arctic ended in a particularly gruesome type of cannibalism.
Jul 17, 2015 07:57 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Weak solar activity could slowly fire up the ocean circulation mechanism, increasing the amount of warm water and air flowing to Greenland. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2015 09:58 AM ET // AFP
Polar bears are seen eating dolphins for the first time ever, a sign that their diet is expanding. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Buttons. Plates. A medicine bottle filled with viscous goo. These are among the last remnants of a doomed 1845 expedition.
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