Drilling threat looms large for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
December 21, 2017, 12 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is linked to the GOP's tax overhaul plan.
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.
Latest iceberg off Newfoundland coast leaves crowds awestruck
April 19, 2017, 1:12 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It's been a busy season already in 'iceberg alley,' and some experts blame global warming.
Brazil, Mexico make first deposits to 'doomsday' data vault
April 5, 2017, 3:53 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway has a new neighbor.
7 must-see films at the 2017 Environmental Film Festival
March 5, 2017, 10:04 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
From the hidden costs of our digital world to the frozen edges of civilization, here are a few films to catch this year.
What are megaslumps, and how do they threaten our planet?
March 2, 2017, 9:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
So-called 'gateways to the underworld' opening up across the Arctic are an ominous consequence of global warming.
Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic
February 16, 2017, 6:46 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The ambitious plan could add an average of 3.2 feet to the thickness of Arctic sea ice.
This sweet-looking kitty is one of Africa's deadliest cats
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
The first image of a black hole is almost ready
What to eat (and avoid) to improve dry skin
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
What caused 200,000 saigas to die?