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Cause of concern: Polar bears being shot dead  in Norway's Arctic worries authorities

Cause of concern: Polar bears being shot dead in Norway's Arctic worries authorities

Dangerous encounters with humans are getting more frequent as visitors increase and global warming melts the sea ice on which the creatures roam.

Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

According to scientists, the Arctic is warming at nearly double the global rate as a result of climate change fuelled by mankind's burning of fossil fuels, a process that emits heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

A passing ship has delivered flares and dogs to the station to help fend off the beasts, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

Five Russian scientists beseiged by polar bears in Arctic; waiting for rescue!

Five Russian scientists beseiged by polar bears in Arctic; waiting for rescue!

Five Russian scientists have been trapped by polar bears at a weather station on the Troynoy island in the Kara Sea.

This is what climate change is doing – Skeletal image of polar bear goes viral! - See pic

This is what climate change is doing – Skeletal image of polar bear goes viral! - See pic

If this is not controlled soon, one of the species ranked number one on the food chain will become extinct.