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Polar Life

From Oceanus Magazine

August 12, 2014

From Penguins to Polar Bears

The impacts of climate change in polar regions

June 13, 2013

The Scientist and the Poet

A brief encounter amid Antarctic ice

June 7, 2012

Beneath Arctic Ice, Life Blooms Spectacularly

Pools of water atop ice act as lenses to focus sunlight

Scientist Discover the Vitamin B12 Claw
May 31, 2012

Scientists Discover the "Vitamin B12 Claw"

Newfound protein is key for algae growth in the ocean

December 14, 2011

The Latest Fashion in Bowhead Whale Songs

Why do cetacean crooners change their tunes?

November 4, 2011

Into the Dark and Ice

First winter voyage to Chukchi and Bering Seas launched

October 28, 2009

Exploring an Icy, Invisible Realm in Antarctica

Audio Slideshow: Researchers search for tiny marine life at the heart of a fertile ecosystem

June 20, 2008

Will Climate Change Disrupt the Arctic Ecosystem?

WHOI biologist led ambitious expedition to the Bering Sea aboard the icebreaker Healy

January 23, 2008

Melting Ice Threatens Polar Bears' Survival

Decision to put bears on federal endangered species list is imminent

March 22, 2006

What Brings the Food that Brings the Whales?

Scientists investigate delicately balanced ecosystem off Alaska


Voyages into the Antarctic Winter
April 25, 2005

Voyages into the Antarctic Winter

Pioneering cruises into the pack ice of the Southern Ocean reveal secrets of its fertile ecosystem

Life in the Arctic Ocean
September 15, 2004

Life in the Arctic Ocean

A unique, complex food web is fashioned by distinctive species and environmental factors

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