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Winter is here! Polar air brings storms, sleet and snow
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:25

The first snows of the season have begun to fall in Germany, as a cold front from the north moves across the country, bringing heavy rain, storms and ...

Polar exploration: The forgotten journey
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:45

Huw Lewis-Jones revisits a pioneering, ill-fated expedition to map the Arctic.Nature 551 166 doi: 10.1038/551166a Nature News & Comment

Life of the Researchers at Russian Polar Island
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 03:22

Heis island is located in Franz-Joseph archipelago in Northern Ocean. Far from civilization those people living there made their own little world wher...

Winter cold extremes linked to high-altitude polar vortex weakening
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:24

When the strong winds that circle the Arctic slacken, cold polar air can escape and cause extreme winter chills in parts of the Northern hemisphere. A...

2016 broke records for hottest year, highest sea level, lowest polar sea ice
  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:25

Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report.The U.S. National...

A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:19

North of Russia is a wild place. No roads, you can’t travel on the car just planes or helicopters. But in winter things change – there an ...

As Sea Ice Dwindles, Polar Bear Attacks Rise
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:27

There were only 73 reported polar bear attacks on humans between 1870 and 2014, according to a study published this month in Wildlife Society Bulletin...

Polar bears' declining mercury levels likely due to climate-related shifts
  • Thu, 15 Jun 2017 01:53

To understand how human activities are affecting the planet, scientists often study the health of animals in the wild. Now a new study finds that the ...

Polar eye candy: check out this spectacular aerial photo of a Greenlandic fjord from NASA's Operation IceBridge
  • Thu, 18 May 2017 09:48

PLUS: a gallery of other compelling images from the mission I'm always looking for cool imagery to use here at ImaGeo, and today I stumbled on this ...

Crash Bandicoot PS4's Polar Bear Chase Is Still Terrifying
  • Thu, 04 May 2017 22:16

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Sea World Australia's polar bear Liya gives birth to twin cubs
  • Tue, 02 May 2017 16:22

Sea World Australia releases video of two newly born polar bear cubs feeding from their mother inside their den. No reporter narration. Reuters ...

Polar bear photographed 'praying' next to cross
  • Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:14

WESLEYVILLE, N.L. — Jessica Andrews says she was “beyond amazed” when she saw a polar bear roaming around an island just outside her window i...

How to conserve polar bears -- and maintain subsistence harvest -- under climate change
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:16

A properly-managed subsistence harvest of polar bears can continue under climate change, according to analysis that combines sea-ice forecasts with a ...

One Woman's Desperation Advanced Polar Exploration
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 15:47

In 1845, renowned explorer John Franklin set sail from England across the northern Atlantic in the hopes of discovering and successfully navigating th...

World's first museum of polar lands opens in France
  • Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:32

As global warming reshapes the Arctic and Antarctic, a new museum built by the son of a renowned French explorer aims to show "the beauty of polar lan...

Building a Better Polar Ice Forecast
  • Sat, 04 Mar 2017 23:48

Watching Arctic sea ice shrink to record lows has become a summer tradition for climatologists. And while few would expect that long-term trend to rev...

Happy National Polar Bear Day from Disney Springs!
  • Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:18

Polar Bears? Disney Springs? You might be wondering where the connection is, since most people think of Arctic climates (and not Central Florida, wher...

Polar sea ice hits record low levels
  • Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:44

THE extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic last month was the lowest on record for January, the UN World Meteorological Organisation says, whil...

Polar bear tries to attack 5-year-old through glass wall at zoo
  • Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:42

Ben HooperFeb. 8 (UPI) -- A New York state dad captured footage of a polar bear apparently trying to attack his 5-year-old son through the glass wall ...

Sting, Wayne Shorter win 2017 Polar Music Prize
  • Wed, 08 Feb 2017 05:49

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - British rock star Sting and American jazz musician Wayne Shorter have been awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize, committee officia...

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