Alaska National Wildlife Refuge turns 50
December 7, 2010, 11:48 a.m.
Video: The nation’s largest wildlife refuge, ANWR, celebrates 50 years. TODAYshow.com’s Dara Brown talks with award-winning conservationist Dr. George Schaller about the controversial future of the protected area.
Narwhals enlisted to collect data for climate scientists
November 2, 2010, 5:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Thermometer-strapped narwhals were able to take temperature readings even in the most inaccessible depths of icy Baffin Bay.
Without sea ice, walruses struggle to adapt
September 20, 2010, 9:52 a.m.
Video: NBC’s Lee Cowan visits the Inuit village of Point Lay in Alaska, where thousands of walruses have beached themselves, leaving scientists to say that global warming may be to blame.
It's time to reexamine offshore drilling in the Arctic
May 10, 2010, 1:51 p.m. by Guest Columnist
Nature photographer Florian Schulz says the oil spill in the Gulf must serve as a warning as the U.S. seeks oil in the Arctic.
'After the Ice: Life, Death and Geopolitics in the New Arctic'
March 30, 2010, 6:53 a.m. by Hilary Evans
Is it time to say goodbye to the polar bear? Author Alun Anderson takes a cold, hard look.
Polar bears fight climate change and increase in man-made pollutants
January 16, 2010, 11:56 a.m. by Jeffrey Davis
More man-made toxins, such as mercury and chemical coolants, are reaching the Arctic and are increasing in the polar bear's food sources.
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