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Climate change blamed for deaths of 200 Arctic reindeers

Jul 30, 2019 - 8:12 AM

About 1,200 kilometers from the North Pole, researchers from the Norwegian Polar Institute identify around 200 deer carcasses believed to have starved to death last winter

VICTIMS. File photo of reindeers in Tromso region of Northern Norway. Photo by Dmitry Chulov/Shutterstock

Need a break? Go ski in the North Pole!

Jun 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Once the explorer bug bites there’s no telling where it will take you next Just ask Sam Pimentel

Filipina joins expedition to the North Pole

May 15, 2015 - 2:21 AM

To reach the North Pole is considered the pinnacle of polar exploration says Sam Pimentel who joined a team of 6 who reached the North Pole by skiing

Thousands scan skies for glimpse of 'amazing' solar eclipse

Mar 20, 2015 - 12:45 PM

UPDATED Die hard eclipse enthusiasts who flew in to the Faroe Islands and Norway s Arctic Svalbard archipelago – the only places where the less than 3 minute total eclipse was visible – are rewarded with the best views

SOLAR SPECTACLE. The beginning of a total solar eclipse over the Faroe Islands, March 20, 2015. Some estimated 8000 tourists had arrived here to watch the spectacular event. Jens Kristian Vang/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: Total solar eclipse of 2015

Mar 20, 2015 - 11:59 AM

UPDATED Replay the livestream of 2015 s only total solar eclipse courtesy of the Slooh Community Observatory

SPECTACLE. The beginning of a total solar eclipse over the Faroe Islands, March 20, 2015. Jens Kristian Vang/EPA

'Supermoon' to make mischief with sun and sea

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:32 AM

A celestial ballet involving the moon will result in a solar eclipse in the roof of the world followed by exceptional tides

A handout image dated April 2, 2012 and made available by NASA November 28, 2012 showing arctic sea-ice as seen from the window of the NASA P-3 airplane. Michael Studinger/NASA/EPA

In our response to the Arctic, we will be judged by posterity

May 14, 2014 - 1:38 PM

A call to action from a United Nations climate change negotiator

Putin orders military to boost Arctic presence

Dec 10, 2013 - 6:58 PM

President Vladimir Putin ordered its military to step up its presence in the Arctic after Canada signalled its intention to claim the North Pole

TO NORTH POLE. President Vladimir Putin ordered its military to step up its presence in the Arctic after Canada signalled its intention to claim the North Pole. Photo by EPA/Maxim Shipenkov

Activists plant North Pole flag to fight oil drilling

Apr 15, 2013 - 3:55 PM

Activists have planted a flag at the North Pole along with millions of signatures calling for the Arctic to be declared a global sanctuary protected from oil drilling lobby group Greenpeace said

Team Aurora (L-R) Josefina Skerk, a Swedish-Sami student and member of the Sami Parliament in Sweden; Renny Bijoux from Seychelles

‘Perks’ star to trek to Arctic with Greenpeace

Mar 31, 2013 - 5:46 PM

Ezra Miller will trek to the Arctic with Greenpeace to plant a flag for the future

ACTOR WITH A CAUSE. Ezra Miller will go on a Greenpeace expedition to plant a flag in the North Pole. Photo from the 'Ezra Miller' Facebook page