Northeast Passage through the Arctic slashes time and money for mariners and could be a boom for Russia. But it raises concerns about ice loss induced by global warming.
The recent wildfire has left the area vulnerable to dangerous mud and debris slides in the coming months, a new report warns.
A study found that up to 30 percent of the geese now forgo migrating to warmer regions of the Pacific coast.
Researchers found that two of the Tetons' biggest glaciers have lost more than 20 percent of their surface area since the late 1960s.
Cuba will allow Russia to look for oil and gas in its territorial waters. Environmentalists cringe, but the industry says its time for the US to look for more oil in the Gulf of Mexico, too.