Water from permafrost melt breached the doomsday vault in the Arctic. It threatened the seeds meant to be a lifeline for humans in case of a catastrophe.
NASA's ambitious IceBridge project surveyed a larger area for this year's annual Arctic Ice Survey. The mission called IceBridge surveyed the Eurasian side of the Arctic by completing 39 flights.
As the Arctic sea ice continues to disappear, Beluga whales are running out of food. Beluga whales are classified as a "near threatened" species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Natural variability in atmospheric circulation over the Arctic is responsible for the substantial loss of sea ice in recent decades.
The epidemic hit the Nenets and Khanty people in the northern Siberia after carb-heavy foods such as instant noodles and bread were introduced in their diet.
A team of scientists from Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration has developed a multi-billion project that could refreeze the Arctic, slowing down global warming.
A group of 14 scientists has submitted a $500-worth proposal to use gigantic machines to save the Arctic from the harsh effects of climate change.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service have recently released a Conservation Management Plan to prevent polar bears from becoming extinct.
The Earth has been continuously surprising scientists about new discoveries that help humans get to know their home planet. One of the latest mysteries that have been discovered is the "hidden river" of molten iron found to be running through northern countries such as Alaska, Canada, and Russia. How come it has only been discovered now?
A new study from the University of Southampton revealed that Arctic lakes, which is usually frozen and covered with ice during winter months, is melting earlier each passing spring.
Another strike for climate change: reindeer in the Norwegian Arctic are losing weight drastically with limited access to food.
The next 35 years is a very crucial stage in the survival of polar bears.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has officially confirmed that the Arctic and Antarctic sea have reached the lowest level in sea ice. The cause is reportedly moderately warm temperatures along with a rapid shift in circumpolar winds.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) CryoSat satellite found that the growth of Arctic sea ice is lower than expected – the lowest volume of any November.