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New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is...

As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a...

Prehistoric Hyena’s Teeth Show Bone-Crushing Carnivore Roamed the Arctic

The only hyena to live in North America, Chasmaporthetes, had the stature of a wolf and the powerful jaws of its modern relatives smithsonian.com...

The melting Arctic is releasing poison, diseases, and nuclear waste

Wakey WakeyAs rising temperatures cause Arctic ice to melt, it's freeing many things that we would be better off keeping trapped.Alongside the ancient fossils...

Greenland Was 40u00b0F Hotter Than Normal This Week, And Things Are...

Ice is melting in unprecedented ways as summer approaches in the Arctic. In recent days, observations have revealed a record-challenging melt event over the...

Mass Invasion of Starving Polar Bears Is Terrorising This Island Town

Fences have risen around kindergartens. Special vehicles transport military personnel to their work sites. Residents of the island settlement are afraid to leave their...

Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Has Shifted So Much We’ve Had to...

Magnetic north is not where it used to be.Since 2015, the place to which a compass points has been sprinting toward Siberia at a...

Reminder: Cold Winters Don’t Mean Global Warming Isn’t Happening

We all have that one friend who uses localised weather, particularly cold snaps, as evidence climate change isn't happening. This week, that friend was...

While We Were Busy Debating Climate Science, We Lost More Than...

Climate change has pulled the chair out from underneath the Arctic Ocean's blanket of sea ice.Once a thick and resilient structure, Arctic sea ice...

Exclusive: Some Arctic Ground No Longer Freezing-Even in Winter

Nikita Zimov was teaching students to do ecological fieldwork in northern Siberia when he stumbled on a disturbing clue that the frozen land might...

These Are the Dinosaurs That Didn’t Die

This story appears in the May 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine.Nestled among white-sand beaches and brightly colored resorts, the mangrove swamps along Mexico's...