By Nsikan Akpan
As climate change threatens polar bears' survival, laws put in place to protect the bears are impacting the Inuit people who have long hunted them. ITN's ITV news reports on the plight of both polar bears and Native people in…
The Arctic ice cap has melted to a point that exceeds the 2005 level -- previously the second lowest on record -- and could surpass the record this year, scientists at the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center have…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing the polar bear -- a species whose survival depends on the sea ice that is melting as the Earth's temperature rises -- as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
NASA-funded studies conducted last year found that sea ice present year-round in the Arctic is melting at a rate of 9 percent per decade, and in two recent summers, the ice was at record lows.
By PBS NewsHour
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