Arctic Ocean

China's Plan to Pass Through Northwest Waters Could Threaten Canadian Sovereignty

Maria Crisanta Echeverria   | Apr 22, 2016 07:18 AM EDT

To cut back on travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, China encouraged its ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming. read more

Polar Bears Endangered? Why Climate Change Is To Blame

Cecille Marie Gumban   | Jul 02, 2015 09:19 PM EDT

The polar bear is a creamy-white, carnivorous bear found largely within the Arctic Circle and its neighboring seas and land masses. The Polar bear's survival depends on sea ice, and if global gas emissions continue at current rates, people will witness a big crash on the number of endangered polar bears in most parts of Arctic Ocean read more

Arctic Ice is Getting Thinner, Faster

Marco Foronda   | Mar 05, 2015 11:08 AM EST

Using modern and historic measurements, researchers got an extensive view of how the thickness of Arctic sea ice has changed over the past few decades. read more

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