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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.
May 13, 2015 09:05 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Cold, rough seas can make drilling difficult and cleanup of a possible skill even more challenging.
May 11, 2015 05:45 PM ET // AFP
The administration grants Shell's request to begin drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Sea under certain conditions, despite opposition from environmental groups.
May 5, 2015 11:26 AM ET // AFP
Two Dutch explorers studying melting Arctic sea ice have apparently drowned after falling through thin ice.
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