Unlucky polar bears beset by toxins too, study says

/ Jan 6, 2017

Unlucky polar bears beset by toxins too, study says

Polar bears just can't catch a break. Already struggling to cope with climate change, the giant Arctic carnivores also face a chemical poisoning risk 100 times above levels considered safe for adult bears, according to a study released Thursday. For bear cubs feeding on contaminated milk, ...

Japan, Finland agree to boost cooperation in resource-rich Arctic

/ Mar 10, 2016

Japan, Finland agree to boost cooperation in resource-rich Arctic

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto agreed Thursday to bolster cooperation in developing the resource-rich Arctic. The two leaders, meeting at Abe's office in Tokyo, said in a joint statement issued afterward that they confirmed their commitment to "advance dialogue and cooperation ...