Land of the midnight sun
July 6, 2011, 10:33 a.m.
What is it like to live in a place where it seems as if your day has no end? BBC Assistant Producer Willow Murton describes the strange experience of life in a polar climate.
Plankton species reappears (after being extinct for 800,000 years)
June 27, 2011, 11:08 a.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
The return of a long-extinct alga to the North Atlantic may be a harbinger of other major shifts in marine environments brought on by climate change, according to European researchers.
May 13, 2011, 5:08 p.m.
Learn about the diverse species that is the fox in these stunning photos from BBC Earth.
Hillary Clinton goes to the Arctic: Must lead international community
May 11, 2011, 8:01 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
The NRDC is urging the Secretary of State to seize the opportunity of being with foreign ministers from eight nations in the region on Thursday and lead them in protecting the melting frontier.
On thin ice: Report identifies 13 vulnerable Arctic places as ice melts, industry moves in
May 3, 2011, 7:33 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Lisa Speer, director of NRDC's International Oceans Program, explains why these ecologically valuable and vulnerable spots should be considered for protection.
'The Aurora': Photographer films amazing northern lights show
April 13, 2011, 3:51 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
Terje Sorgjerd spent a week above the Arctic Circle to video the super-charged aurora borealis.
A royal panic? Prince Harry stuck in Arctic
April 8, 2011, 10:18 a.m.
Video: Prince Harry is spending more time in the North Pole than he anticipated, due to damage on the runway he needs to use to get home.
Prince braves Arctic cold for charity trek
March 31, 2011, 9:58 a.m.
Video: Prince Harry, third in line to the English throne, spends another day in subzero temperatures, learning the skills required for his charity trek to the North Pole.
New identity for Arctic explorer emerges 140 years later
March 17, 2011, 4:34 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Forensic analysis of the only complete skeleton remaining from an ill-fated 1845 English expedition through the Arctic has revealed that the man is not who he was believed to be.
Rescue in the Arctic: Historic treaty to coordinate operations
February 4, 2011, 11:59 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Treaty outlines which of the eight Arctic nations will lead search-and-rescue operations in particular regions of the Arctic.