Shipping companies want to send ships through the Arctic's Northwest and Northeast Passages now that they're free from ice, a German newspaper said.
Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire who owns the Chelsea Football Club in Britain, denies any plans to dig a tunnel under the Bering Strait.
Scientists say lice from Peruvian mummies provide clues to the migration of humans from Asia to the Americas.
The Connecticut Audubon Society's plan to target some of the state's mute swans for removal has erupted into a loud controversy.
An international team of scientists has found genetic evidence the first humans on both the North and South American continents came from eastern Siberia.
An unusually high number of skinny gray whales are being seen from Mexico to the Pacific Northwest, it was reported Friday.
Russia has unveiled a plan for a 64-mile tunnel under the Bering Strait to link it with North America at a cost of more than $1 billion per mile.
Two Chinese university students have swum across Cook Strait, the 17-mile stretch of water between the north and south islands of New Zealand.
U.S. research has rejected the belief held by scientists that the Kamchatka Peninsula on Russia's east coast is part of the U.S. mainland.
A British explorer and former paratrooper on a 12-year mission to walk around the world is about to be expelled from Russia.