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A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

What do you do when 66 Arctic cruise passengers can’t return to their ship after a shore excursion in a small boat?That was the...
Alaska man headed to prison for theft, destruction of woolly mammoth tusk

Alaska man headed to prison for theft, destruction of woolly mammoth tusk

An Anchorage man was will go to prison for early three years in prison for stealing and chopping up a woolly mammoth tusk excavated...
Finnish company promises lifelong gin to visitors at North Pole pop-up bar

Finnish company promises lifelong gin to visitors at North Pole pop-up bar

If you plan to be at the North Pole on Wednesday, stop by a temporary bar there for a gin and tonic — and...
Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp season cancelled before it started

Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp season cancelled before it started

Barneo, Russia's annual ice camp at the North Pole won't open for the first time in 18 years, thanks to a combination of chilly...
Record-early Alaska river breakups are part of a long-term warming trend

Record-early Alaska river breakups are part of a long-term warming trend

When a wooden tripod dropped from the last bit of melting ice into the flowing water of Alaska’s Tanana River just after midnight on...