Arctic Circle

Up North In Search of the Polar Bear

An underwater kiss from a beluga whale and a standoff between a polar bear and a pair of sandhill cranes are just a couple of the stories Mark Seth Lender shares about his travels in Hudson Bay, Canada.

Arctic Gender Imbalance

Some Eskimo villages in Northern Greenland are seeing few or no baby boys being born--just girls. Scientists say there is a link between the skewed sex ratios and the Eskimo diet which is high fat from seals and whales and high in persistent organic pollu

Arctic Thaw

Warming temperatures are opening up the Arctic Circle to new interest in oil and gas exploration.