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Isolated Greenland polar bear population adapts to climate change

An isolated population of polar bears in Greenland has made a clever adaptation to the decline in the sea ice they depend upon as...

New population of polar bears found in sea-ice free region

WASHINGTON: Polar bears face an existential threat from the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice, which they rely on as platforms to hunt seals. But...

Researchers discover world’s ‘northernmost’ island

Scientists have discovered what is believed to be the world's northernmost landmass -- a yet-to-be-named island north of Greenland that could soon be swallowed...

Firm backed by Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates to seek electric vehicle metals in Greenland

COPENHAGEN: Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, has signed an agreement with London-listed Bluejay Mining to...

Trump scraps Denmark visit over lack of interest in Greenland sale

A White House spokesman confirmed that "the visit to Denmark is canceled."

‘Greenland is not for sale’

Greenland is a self-governing region of Denmark, which colonised the 772,000 square-mile (two-million square kilometre) island in the 18th century

President Trump wants US to buy Greenland: report

The president has been curious about the territory's natural resources and geopolitical relevance

Greenland ice melting faster than thought… should we worry?

MIAMI: Greenland's highly unstable ice sheet is melting more than seven percent faster than previously thought, scientists said this week after discovering a hotspot beneath the Earth's crust that was distorting their calculations.

Fossil find shows life on Earth 3.7bn years ago

SYDNEY: Life on Earth is even older than we thought, Australian scientists said Thursday as they unveiled fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years.

Greenland sharks may live 400 years, researchers say

MIAMI: Greenland sharks are the Earth's longest-lived vertebrates -- or creatures with a spine -- with a lifespan that can last as long as 400 years, international researchers said Thursday.