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A heatwave brings record high temperatures to Europe’s Arctic

A heatwave brings record high temperatures to Europe’s Arctic

Wednesday evening saw record-breaking heat at several locations in northernmost Norway, Finland and Russia.Svanhovd environmental center in the Pasvik valley, on Norway’s border with...

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ICC Utqiagvik assembly closes with new leader and commitment to stronger Inuit voice

ICC Utqiagvik assembly closes with new leader and commitment to stronger Inuit voice

The Inuit Circumpolar Council, the organization representing Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia, closed its 2018 General Assembly with a new leader and...
An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way — through gender differences

An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way — through gender...

At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, scientists and students are studying the effects of climate change on tundra, forests, glaciers, wildlife and oceans.Now the...
The launch of a new British polar research vessel is hailed as a ‘milestone’

The launch of a new British polar research vessel is hailed as a ‘milestone’

Whether you call Britain's next polar research vessel by the playful name selected by the public in an online poll in 2016, or the...
Polar bears in eastern Barents Sea have most chemical pollutants

Polar bears in eastern Barents Sea have most chemical pollutants

Exposure to certain chemical pollutants becomes higher the further northeast in the Barents Sea polar bears go, a new international study concludes. The study...
Norway renews NATO spending pledge as Trump’s defense chief visits

Norway renews NATO spending pledge as Trump’s defense chief visits

OSLO — Norway, described by U.S. President Donald Trump as NATO's "eyes and ears" in the north, recommitted itself to lifting its defense spending...