Oil drilling closer to reality for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
December 21, 2018, 12:13 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is hotly contested between oil companies, Alaskans and conservation groups.
Tens of thousands of walruses are stranded on this Alaskan beach
September 14, 2018, 9:37 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
With sea ice disappearing, it's getting dangerously crowded for walruses on this beach.
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?