The majority of Barrow residents are indigenous people who live both traditional and modern lives
These unique – and uniquely beautiful – seal species spend their lives amid the sea ice
The only continent without any countries or government . . .
Tiny shrimplike crustaceans, krill play a critical roll in many marine food webs, even feeding huge baleen whales.
What makes Antarctica inhospitable to life also makes it ideal for astronomy.
Heat-trapping gases play a major role in polar climate change.
If you want to dig a ditch in the Arctic, you'd better bring more than a shovel.
See recent articles on polar science.
Who lives in the Arctic, and how did they get there?
Lisa Miller is a mechanic and teacher who shows her auto shop students how to use their listening skills to fix cars.
There's more to polar ice than just frozen water. Learn about the many varieties of ice found at the poles and how and where they form.
By passing the winter frozen as solid as a holiday fruit cake, the wood frog breaks all rules. Scientists hoping to preserve human organs are paying close attention.
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