Topic: Arctic Ocean
A pizzlie is a cross between a polar bear and a grizzly bear, and this new hybrid animal may foreshadow as many as 34 hybrids to come as Arctic ice melts, say scientists.
12/16/2010 08:53 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Eclipse Edition
The discovery of two new dinosaur species in the American West – which, 76 million years ago, was part of a continent called Laramidia – has scientists thinking about odd horns and why certain species didn't appear to spread out across all Laramidia.
09/23/2010 06:13 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 09/03
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin thrives on feats of daring-do. In the past decade, he has taken controls of a nuclear submarine, flown an Su-25 fighter plane, co-piloted a Tu-160 supersonic bomber, and tracked endangered whales in the Sea of Japan. But he's also shown off a gentler side, like with his crooning of the song 'Blueberry Hill' at a charity dinner. Here are some of his recent adventures.
08/26/2010 03:38 pm
Ice island: Potentially in the path of this unstoppable giant from Greenland are oil platforms and shipping lanes — and any collision could do untold damage.
08/11/2010 02:07 pm
The first half of 2010 was the hottest six-month period recorded globally with temperatures around the globe 2 to 3 degrees Fahrenheit above averages.
07/23/2010 08:37 pm
The mission will seek to unlock clues about the changing Arctic climate and the shifting ice conditions that affect ocean ecosystems.
06/08/2010 04:56 pm
Warming at the North Pole caused by the buildup of atmospheric greenhouse gases has reduced the ice that normally covers the Arctic Ocean at its lowest point in a few thousand years, a new study suggests.
06/04/2010 01:46 pm
Corporate behavior, drilling methods, regulators’ roles, and the search for oil alternatives all are reexamined in the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
05/28/2010 03:59 pm