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Arctic

Get Schooled in the No-Nonsense Art of Survival

Get Schooled in the No-Nonsense Art of Survival

Students in the Extreme Polar Training course, a two-week freeze-fest held near the Arctic Circle on Canada's Baffin Island, learn how to live in Earth's coldest conditions. Still, nothing really prepares you for 72 hours of a sled-pulling, pathfinding ordeal on a skinny pair of skis.

Did Climate Change Kill a Polar Bear?

Did Climate Change Kill a Polar Bear?

Probably not this time. Eva Holland looks at how a disturbing wildlife image went viral—generating anguish, anger, and confusion about the undeniably warming Arctic.