The theory is that the hotter weather is hurting the insects’ metabolism as they need to use more energy to obtain food
Scientists claim to have recorded a new lowest ever temperature on earth, but where is it and just where are the coldest places on the planet?
Specialist radar uncovered the 800m deep canyon
That’s the jet stream, trapped by a warmer Arctic, sparking extreme weather across the planet
Tom Leece is Film and TV editor at Fourth & Main
Professional photographer for Canon Europe, Thorsten Milse, recently accompanied the WWF's conservation sailing expedition to the Arctic as part of the WWF Last Ice Area Project.
Most experts believe they have underestimated the effects of climate change, survey suggests
New research using satellite measurements shows polar caps are shrinking three times quicker than 20 years ago
The total volume of water that has melted from all of the world's polar ice sheets, ice caps and mountain glaciers over the past decade would repeatedly fill Britain's largest lake, Windemere, more than 13,000 times, according to one of the most comprehensive studies of the Earth's frozen "cryosphere".
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Leaked cables show how nations are carving up pristine wilderness
It's not an obvious choice, says Mark Steel, but Greenland has its attractions – friendly people, great views, and a polar bear nailed to every wall
Play based on lone scientist's 40-year study of Alaskan guillemots
He uses rocks for plates and cooks whatever the weather brings. John Walsh meets René Redzepi, the passionate purist behind the world’s best restaurant
It's a natural light show that has long dazzled travellers – and the heavens will be at their most colourful just now. But where are the best places to enjoy the Northern Lights? Harriet O'Brien reveals all
Cairn Energy's first Greenland oil drilling season was a "royal flush" and the company will invest $1.2bn (£755m) on up to 12 wells over the next three years.