By Molly Michelson It seems Jeremy Piven isn’t alone in suffering from high levels of mercury. Researchers publishing in PLoS One this week have determined that certain populations of arctic foxes are suffering, too. Arctic foxes on a Russian island called Mednyi in the northern Pacific have seen their population crash tremendously since the 1970s. [...]
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Stopping other emissions may slow the Arctic melt and sea level rise.
Researchers were stunned to find a phytoplankton bloom beneath Arctic Sea Ice.
Scientists, using satellites to measure Arctic sea ice, are predicting one of the lowest years on record. Could an ice free Arctic be in our near future?
Scientists debate whether deepwater drilling for oil is worth the risk.
NOAA has issued this year’s Arctic Report Card. If you were its parent, what would you do?
How did Earth form? Primordial rocks may hold clues…
NOAA satellite images demonstrate why last winter was so harsh.
NASA will soon launch the ICESCAPE mission on a high-tech Coast Guard cutter to study the changing Arctic.
Reindeer may be the only ones not complaining about Daylight Savings Time because they have no internal clocks.