Drilling threat looms large for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
April 20, 2018, 9:52 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is linked to the GOP's tax overhaul plan.
North Pole Marathon: Where the bitter cold slows you down and thoughts of polar bears make you go faster
April 17, 2018, 12:58 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Competitors from around the world line up on an Arctic ice floe to tackle one of the world's most difficult 26.2-mile races.
14 breathtaking photos of one of the most amazing migrations in the world
March 23, 2018, 3:50 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
Hundreds of thousands of cranes gather every year at this spot.
This giant golden egg is a place for sweaty Swedes to get together and incubate new ideas
March 7, 2018, 10:12 a.m. by Matt Hickman
An eye-catching community sauna is a symbol of rebirth for Sweden's northernmost town.
This stunning Arctic hotel will produce more energy than it consumes
February 15, 2018, 11:31 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Donut-shaped and parked at the foot of a glacier, Norway's Svart hotel is the first of its kind.
Catch a glimpse of polar bear drama in Smithsonian's 'Polar Bear Town'
November 16, 2017, 3:53 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The 3-episode season considers issues of migrations, conservation and ... weddings?
Canada opens first permanent highway to remote Arctic coast
November 15, 2017, 11:11 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The unpaved road is a game-changer for isolated residents who previously traveled on ice roads.
Polar bears are walking on an ever-faster 'treadmill' of ice
June 8, 2017, 8:11 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They have to travel longer distances on rougher surfaces to find food.