After finding orcas trapped in sea ice, employees of the Russian Emergency Ministry jumped right into the chilling water to free them. A cool rescue mission, in every sense of the word.
The thing about climate change is, the worse it gets – the worse it gets. Feedback loops accelerate the warming process. Now, scientists looking at lakes have found yet another alarming vicious circle to add to the list.
Julia Gourley, America’s senior Arctic official, tells DW how the far North is changing in light of melting sea ice and newly discovered resources. The Arctic still remains a peaceful place, she says. For now...
Russia's summer vacationers are setting their sights on a tiny Bulgarian town along the Black Sea. Many local residents welcome the visitors and the rubles they bring. Others are more skeptical.
Beijing has outlined its strategy for developing trade routes across the Arctic as ice continues to recede in the polar region. China has dismissed claims that it "may plunder resources or damage the environment."
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