Norwegian politicians propose housing refugees on remote Arctic archipelago
September 16, 2015, 4:37 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Could an influx of Syrian asylum seekers upset Svalbard's human to polar bear ratio?
Sky turns psychedelic in must-see northern lights video
January 17, 2015, 10 a.m. by Russell McLendon
This real-time aurora video may not seem amazing at first, but that quickly changes at the 1:52 mark.
At Oregon Zoo, waste heat to be transferred from the tundra to the tropics
September 8, 2014, 3:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A geothermal loop will keep the residents of a fancy new elephant house toasty with heat generated by the cooling system in the polar bear habitat.
How polar bear cubs beat the summer heat
June 30, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Far from the frosty sheet ice and harsh tundras where a wild polar bear would typically live, this adorable family is making do with a brand new swimming pool built at the zoo.
Wobbly polar bear twins debut at German zoo
March 24, 2014, 8 a.m. by Catie Leary
The cuddly duo — a boy and a girl born at the Hellabrunn Zoo in December — explore their enclosure with their mom, Giovanna.
5 weird facts about polar bears you probably didn't know
February 27, 2014, 12:21 p.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Polar bears are more than furry white Arctic beasts. In fact, their fur is not even really white!
Google Street View puts polar bears on the map
February 27, 2014, 8 a.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The conservation nonprofit Polar Bears International will use the 360-degree panoramas for educational outreach and scientific research.
Polar bears changing hunting and dietary habits as ice shrinks
January 28, 2014, 11:19 a.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
As it becomes more difficult to get their winter bulk on, polar bears are turning to caribou and snow geese for food.
What killed polar bear Knut?
January 6, 2014, 1:15 p.m. by Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience
Knut's brain had severe inflammation due to encephalitis, but doctors are unsure what triggered the encephalitis in the first place.
How can lasers protect polar bears from oil drilling?
December 18, 2013, 1:03 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The laser mapping technology can help identify polar bear dens that are often threatened by the influx of oil and gas drilling expeditions during the winter.