The 8- to 10-foot-thick ice that once stretched way out to sea is all but gone. Increasingly powerful storms batter its exposed coastline. A lawsuit seeking damages from fossil fuel companies was refused by the Supreme Court. Now the residents of remote Kivalina, Alaska are now wondering how long they can hold out and if anyone is willing to help them.
Former oil-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky headed to Berlin on Friday, a free man. He was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin after spending a decade in a Russian prison. But what does the future hold for Khodorkovsky?
The argument in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline says if not through the U.S., it'll go somewhere else. But a series of decisions in Canada at least raise the question over whether that is in fact true. If it's not, does that remove one reason the U.S. should approve the pipeline?
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.
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
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