2016, officially was the hottest year on record | Video

Last year was officially the Earth’s warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced recently.

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Polar Bears Across the Arctic Face Shorter Sea Ice Season | Video

A new study by University of Washington researchers, funded by NASA and using satellite data from NASA and other agencies, found a trend toward earlier sea ice melt in the spring and later ice growth in the fall across all 19 polar bear subpopulations, which can negatively impact the feeding and breeding capabilities of the bears.