Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.
As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.
Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.
The first five months of the year in Alaska have been unusually warm, particularly in far northern Barrow.
From leaking derelict oil wells to intense folds in Greenland's ice, here are 6 stories worth a click.
Scientists discover ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.
Early spring snowmelt in the Northern Hemisphere could speed ice melt in Greenland.
Big ocean waves could be playing a bigger role in the break up and melt of sea ice than thought.
It's rare for Greenland's ice sheet to see any summer melt, but that could change by 2100.
Greenland's glaciers could melt for longer and contribute more to sea level rise than previously thought.
Greenhouse gases are causing changes to wind patterns, keeping Antarctica cold but parching Australia.
Turns out there are a few surprising outcomes of the Great Lakes staying frozen so long.
See it all here, from photos of cities under future seas to catastrophic warnings of methane impacts.
Former military officers says prospect of ice-free Arctic has set off scramble for natural resources.
Use our interactive map to examine any coastal city, county and state in the lower 48 states.
The spring melt of Arctic sea ice is underway, but what summer's minimum will be is hard to predict.
From record ice on the Great Lakes to pictures of the epic floods in the Gulf, our slideshow has it all.
Melting permafrost in the Arctic is creating new wetlands that emit large quantities of methane.
Nearly a quarter of the Great Lakes are still covered in ice, a record for this time of year.
A powerful photo captures this season's Arctic sea ice decline from the space station.