A ship named after Russian explorer Eduard Toll is the first to tackle the treacherous Northern Sea Route without the help of an icebreaker.
In order to understand how polar bears in the Arctic will face environmental changes, a new study has revealed just how much energy a bear requires to hunt.
Canada and Denmark both claim sovereignty over Hans Island, and since the 1980s have taken it in turns to remove the others flag and leave a bottle of national spirit.
Engineers at the German Aerospace Center (GAC) will soon build a high-tech farm that will allow Antarcticans to harvest produce.
Icebergs breaking off Antarctica, even massive ones, do not typically concern glaciologists. But the impending birth of a new massive iceberg could be more of a problem.
An unexpected thaw of permafrost allows water into the 'Doomsday' vault - a deep freeze designed to protect the world's seed supplies.
The last piece of summer sea-ice in the Arctic is expected to melt away in just 23 years, three decades earlier than previously expected.
Researchers have found the source of a vivid red waterfall in Antarctica, thanks to echolocation.
These images show the true impact of global warming on the Arctic.
Earth-observing satellites are vital to combating climate change and taking better care of the planet, says NASA. Yet now they are under threat.
These 5 cities form our gateway to Antarctic, and they could shape the continent's future.
If we work together, we can stop a mass extinction of ocean life before it starts, writes Marc Benioff.
Here are three key reasons why melting in Greenland poses significant global economic risks.
Financial performance isn’t the only barometer of global economic risk. Rapid changes in the Arctic are a warning sign that our social-ecological-economic system is out of whack.
Professor Elizabeth Kirk explores the treaties and laws in place to protect the Arctic.