Arctic
The Arctic (/ˈɑrktɪk/ or /ˈɑrtɪk/) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of the Earth. The Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean and parts of Alaska (United States), Canada, Finland, Greenl...
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Life Story: Chick makes the ultimate leap of faith
This chick is just a few days old and already skydiving! 😱(via BBC Earth)
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Tsunami Alert in Alaska
Secret is putting a modern twist on dog...
Secret is putting a modern twist on dog sledding!
Gyrfalcon - Wildlife Facts
The Gyrfalcon ( Falco rusticolus ) also known by the abbreviation gyr is an Arctic bird of prey and considered the world’s largest falcon species. They breed in the circumpolar region on Arctic...
Gyrfalcon - Wildlife Facts
The Gyrfalcon ( Falco rusticolus ) also known by the abbreviation gyr is an Arctic bird of prey and considered the world’s largest falcon species. They breed in the circumpolar region on Arctic...
Harbor Seal
The harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) is also known as the common seal. They feed on fish, squid and crustaceans.
Russian bombers off coast of Alaska for 2nd night in a row
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon
Night of the Northern Lights
On 25th February 2014 Sun produced X4.9 flare which on 27th February caused G2 (KP 6) geomagnetic storm on Earth. It was the brightest aurora display so far during this solar maximum which I could wit...
Boxing Match: Watch Female Hare Punch Her Suitors | National Geographic
These hares can pack a punch. Filmed just north of Cairngorn National Park in Scotland, these mountain hares are likely tussling over a mate. But unlike othe...
Night of the Northern Lights
On 25th February 2014 Sun produced X4.9 flare which on 27th February caused G2 (KP 6) geomagnetic storm on Earth. It was the brightest aurora display so far ...
Polar bear stuns onlookers by petting dog instead of eating it
There is nothing cuter than a polar bear petting a dog.
Canada investigates mysterious 'pinging' sound at bottom of sea in Arctic
Canada's military is investigating a mysterious "
Arctic warfare
Arctic warfare or winter warfare is any armed conflict that takes place in an exceptionally cold climate, usually in snowy and icy terrain, sometimes on ice-covered bodies of water.
The most well-...
Arctic warfare - Wikipedia
Inuit art
Inuit art refers to artwork produced by Inuit people, that is, the people of the Arctic previously known as Eskimos, a term that is now often considered offensive outside Alaska. Historically their pr...
Inuit art - Wikipedia
Inuit culture
Inuit describes the various groups of indigenous peoples who live throughout Inuit Nunangat, that is the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Northern Canada, Nunav...
Inuit culture - Wikipedia
Inuit music
Traditional Inuit music, the music of the Inuit, has been based on drums used in dance music as far back as can be known, and a vocal style called katajjaq (Inuit throat singing) has become of interes...
Inuit diet
Inuit consume a diet of foods that are fished, hunted, and gathered locally. According to Edmund Searles in his article "Food and the Making of Modern Inuit Identities," they consume this type of diet...
Inuit diet - Wikipedia
Sami cuisine
Sami cuisine is the cuisine of peoples from the Sápmi territory of the Sami people, which spans Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Its traditional cuisine of each area has individual traits. Traditio...
Sami cuisine - Wikipedia
Dog sled
A dog sled or dog sleigh is a sled pulled by one or more sled dogs used to travel over ice and through snow. Numerous types of sleds are used, depending on their function. They can be used for dog sle...
Dog sled - Wikipedia
Arctic ecology
Arctic ecology is the scientific study of the relationships between biotic and abiotic factors in the arctic, the region north of the Arctic Circle (66 33’). This is a region characterized by stressfu...
Arctic sea ice ecology and history
The Arctic sea ice covers less area in the summer than in the winter. The multi-year (i.e. perennial) sea ice covers nearly all of the central deep basins. The Arctic sea ice and its related biota ar...
Polar bear
The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses. It is ...
Polar bear - Wikipedia
Flora and fauna of Greenland
Although the bulk of its area is covered by ice caps inhospitable to most forms of life, Greenland's land and waters support a wide variety of plant and animal species. The northeastern part of the co...
Flora and fauna of Greenland - Wikipedia
Flora of Svalbard
There are 164 vascular plant species on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. This figure does not include algae, mosses, and lichens, which are non-vascular plants. For an island so far north...
Flora of Svalbard - Wikipedia
Arctic vegetation
In the Arctic, the low tundra vegetation clothes a landscape of wide vistas, lit by the low-angle light characteristic of high latitudes. Much of the Arctic shows little impact from human activities,...