Another strike for climate change: reindeer in the Norwegian Arctic are losing weight drastically with limited access to food.
This Christmas, Santa might find it hard to maneuver his sleigh as a new study from the British Ecological Society (BES) has revealed that reindeer are getting smaller and hungrier -- all because of climate change in the North Pole.
Researchers confirm existence of a fourth unknown reindeer in Canada
In just one hit, more than 300 reindeer were killed instantly by a strike of lightning.
Stone tools and several layers of civilization were recently turned up by foraging pigs' persistent snouts on the island of Islay in Scotland. The findings show that our previous ideas of the earliest settlements there were quite mistaken.
Extreme weather plaguing the Arctic town of Longyearbyen is causing problems for the region's reindeer, as well as its people, according to new a new study.
Even nearly three decades after the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, grazing animals in Norway are still feeling the effects. Reindeer in particular have seen a stunning amount of radioactive contamination, boasting disturbing and inordinate levels of the radioactive substance Caesium-137. Alarmingly, this most current season had led to surprisingly high levels of radioactive concentration.