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Scenes From the New Cold War Unfolding at the Top of the World
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, Arctic )

- 175 days ago -
Militaries are scrambling to control the melting Arctic.
Shell Gets Final Permit for Arctic Oil Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: Shell, drilling, Oil, Arctic, business, Alaska, USA )

- 1340 days ago -
Oil and gas giant Shell has been granted the final permit it needs to begin drilling below the ocean floor for oil in the Arctic.
Thousands Face Third Day Without Power After Twin Atlantic Storms Bring 113mph Wind and Snow
Offbeat  (tags: weather, storms, ice, snow, arctic, winter, uk )

- 1559 days ago -
Thousands of people face a third day without power after winds of more than 100mph battered northern Britain and ice, snow and sleet is set to cause transport chaos in much of England this week.
Nature's Amazing Light Show Gives New Year's Eve Fireworks a Run for the Money Read More: Http://Www.Mnn.Com/Earth-Matte rs/Wild
Offbeat  (tags: Aurora borealis, Arctic, Antarctic, light show, nature images )

- 1571 days ago -
While fireworks may have us staring up in awe of the colors and sparkles bursting across the sky, nature has her own light show that is a more subtle but no less spectacular display. This show is called an aurora, a flowing ribbon of colorful light ...
Russia to Create United Naval Base System for Ships, Subs in Arctic - Putin
Offbeat  (tags: Arctic, Gas, Military, Navy, Oil, Putin, Russia )

- 1822 days ago -
A united system of naval bases for ships and next-generation submarines will be created in the Arctic to defend Russia's interests in the region, President Vladimir Putin said.
Harper's Arctic Tour Not Without Controversy
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, Harper, Arctic )

- 2432 days ago -
This year, his entourage includes wife Laureen, as well as Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister John Duncan, and Yukon MP Ryan Leef and Senator Dan Lang. Upon arrival, Harper's trip kicks off with with a
A Polar Bear Family's Journey
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, Arctic, film, polar bears )

- 2563 days ago -
Follow one extraordinary polar bear family on the ultimate journey of love and survival. Watch the trailer for "To The Arctic," a MacGillivray Freeman Film co-produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Filmed Entertainment
Rudolph's 'Supersight': How Reindeers Guided By Ultra-Violet Light That Other Animals Cannot See
Offbeat  (tags: studies, ultra light, vision, reindeers, supersight, arctic )

- 2884 days ago -
The well-known Christmas song may talk of Rudolph's 'nose so bright' - but scientists have found that in reality it is the light of their surroundings which helps guide reindeer in the Arctic. The ability to see the sun's UV rays reflecting off the snow
Pole to Pole: Daniel J Cox Photographs Arctic Polar Bears and Penguins in Antarctica
Offbeat  (tags: photography, pole, arctic, antarctica, polar bears, penguins )

- 2997 days ago -
According to US research group Centre for Biological Diversity, who Daniel has worked with closely, the melting of the sea ice in western Hudson Bay is now about three weeks earlier than it was three decades ago.
No Oil Drilling in Fragile Parts of the Western Arctic Reserve - Sign the Petition
Offbeat  (tags: Oil, arctic, wild land, arctic slope, caribou, polar bear, warblers, ducks, geese, eiders, migratory birds )

- 3134 days ago -
The Western Arctic Reserve is the largest remaining tract of wild land in the United States -- 23 million beautiful acres on Alaska's Arctic slope. The Reserve is home to caribou, polar bear and millions of warblers, ducks, geese, eiders, and millions of
Ship Lost for More Than 150 Years Is Recovered
Offbeat  (tags: history, arctic, archeology, preservation, exploration, climate change, maritime vessels )

- 3185 days ago -
Canadian archeologists have found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage and which was lost in the search for the doomed expedition of Sir John Franklin, the head of the team said Wednesday.
The Arctic in the Lens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, arctic, photo contest, climate change, protection )

- 3296 days ago -
Started a photo contest on the impact of climate change in this harsh and beautiful eco-region.
Arctic Ice Increased During Freezing Winter
Offbeat  (tags: environment, weather, freezing winter, Arctic, ice cover )

- 3302 days ago -
Unusually cold weather, caused by the same patterns that have given Britain its coldest winter for decades, has resulted in levels of ice cover in line with longer-term averages for the first time since 2001.
In Pictures: Arctic Peril
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, arctic, declining, protection, wildlife )

- 3315 days ago -
Arctic species have declined by a quarter
Dramatic Pictures of Polar Bear Encounter
Offbeat  (tags: polar bears, encounter, mother polar bear, trekking, survival, arctic )

- 3434 days ago -
An arduous journey over the Arctic ice evidently hasn't dampened the spirits of this mother polar bear and her triplets. The shot shows the bears taking a break from a march across Canada's Wapusk National Park.

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