Government survey estimates a total population of 618 bears, down from 842 five years earlier, in the Western part of Hudson Bay, on the southern tip of the Canadian Arctic.
The youngsters fell into the water while playing on a frozen lake, and the ice sheet broke. The incident came as the UK was hit by heavy snow and freezing conditions.
"As one of eight Arctic nations, the United States has long been committed to protecting our national security and economic interests in the region," says State Department.
An ailing whale that strayed into France's River Seine has died during a last-ditch rescue operation after experts decided to put the animal down to prevent further suffering.
During the sea voyage, scientists worked on 14 different projects at two dozen different sampling points.
There is a 93% chance of at least one year between 2022-2026 becoming the warmest on record and dislodging 2016 from the top ranking, the UN warns.
An international new study finds that plastic pollutants are found in Arctic waters, Arctic organisms and Arctic ice, cautioning that more regulations and control mechanisms are needed.
The UN has validated a record high in Arctic temperature, at 38 degrees Celsius, or 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, measured during a prolonged Siberian heatwave in 2020.
Scientists find Arctic sea ice retreated “faster in the spring of 2020 than since the beginning of records”.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov agree to work together despite differences as they held talks on the sidelines of an Arctic Council meeting in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
As the Arctic cap thaws thanks to global warming, Russia seeks to promote an alternative trading route after the recent blockage in one of the world's most strategic waterways.
The Arctic has a long history of industrial and commercial activities. Here’s how climate change is affecting its ecosystem, resource management tools and security politics.
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