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Russia launched the world's first floating nuclear reactor on Friday, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic, despite environmentalists warning of a "Chernobyl on ice."
A Russian fisherman has found internet fame by posting photos of all the weird and horrifying creatures he finds on his travels near the Arctic.
The International Maritime Organisation has signed off on the first two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean in a move hailed by environmental groups that pushed for safe shipping measures.
Polar bears could see their numbers dwindle by nearly a third by mid-century due to climate change.
Environmental groups say the Obama go-ahead for Arctic drilling clashes with the global warming message.
Nations with territory in the Arctic have agreed to ban unregulated fishing in the rapidly melting international waters around the North Pole.
The Shell drill fleet is heading to the Arctic while the company awaits final permits.
Environmental groups have announced their intent to again challenge the 2008 Arctic offshore lease sale.
A US agency has approved Shell's Arctic drilling plan off Alaska's northwest coast
A Greenpeace ship has arrived at the Arctic site where Statoil is sending an oil rig in an attempt to stop the drilling, the environmental group says.
Volkswagen is the most recent manufacturer to partner with Iceland's Arctic Trucks. We look at some oother examples over the years from Toyota, Isuzu and Nissan.
The Arctic's strongest, thickest and oldest ice is breaking apart. Scientists say "the last ice area" has experienced strong winds and temperature spikes, which have been powerful enough to break the ice.
Food giants McDonald's and Tesco have signed an agreement to not expand cod fishing into untouched parts of the Arctic.
When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some animals are more equal than others.
How do algae react to the warming of the Arctic Ocean? How is it affecting wildlife in the fjords? To find answers, researchers rely heavily on divers who brave the icy waters to gather samples.
Polar bears are the kings of the ice surface covering the top of the globe, but the ongoing loss of the Arctic sea ice on which they hunt seals is causing summer food deprivation.
Kayak protesters try to stop Shell oil rig from leaving Seattle, heading to drill off Alaska
The United Nations shipping agency has adopted stricter safety and environmental provisions for vessels operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters after years of negotiations.
Ministers from Arctic nations have gathered in northern Canada to shine a spotlight on one of the planet's most remote regions.
Shell’s partner Gazprom is currently extracting oil from the Arctic, just a mere 50km from a wildlife reserve according to Greenpeace.
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