More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

The expected growth in Arctic ship traffic is likely to affect marine mammals in the region, but those impacts will vary from species to...
For a hefty price, you might soon be able to circumnavigate the Arctic

For a hefty price, you might soon be able to circumnavigate...

A luxury cruise ship will sail next summer from Nome, Alaska to Tromsø, Norway via the Northern Sea Route and then on to Newfoundland...
As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

FINNMARK PLATEAU, Norway/OSLO — When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

The future of Greenland’s trading relationship with the United Kingdom begins in Brussels.Greenland is not an EU member, but, as a part of the...
Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

The risk for ship accidents varies across the Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route and a recent study found the East Siberian Sea...
For a longtime Arctic guide, once-pristine Svalbard is becoming ‘a rubbish dump’

For a longtime Arctic guide, once-pristine Svalbard is becoming ‘a rubbish...

“This is what I found during a short 200-meter walk along the shoreline of Sorgfjorden on the north coast of Spitsbergen,”Mats Forsberg tells the...
A Nunavut gold miner’s expansion plans just cleared a big hurdle

A Nunavut gold miner’s expansion plans just cleared a big hurdle

TMAC Resources Inc. has cleared a big milestone in its plans to develop three new underground gold mines in Nunavut’s Kitikmeot region.On Tuesday, June...
Unmanned ‘saildrones’ are headed to the Arctic for science

Unmanned ‘saildrones’ are headed to the Arctic for science

To better understand chemical and ecological changes in the Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean, scientists have launched a small fleet...
The Arctic Ocean’s ice-free season could extend into fall

The Arctic Ocean’s ice-free season could extend into fall

Arctic sea ice could vanish not just in the summer but also in the fall by this century if global warming continues on its...