The Bering Sea is already nearly ice-free, setting up more havoc for its ecosystem and residents

The Bering Sea is already nearly ice-free, setting up more havoc...

A year ago, a midwinter meltdown erased most of the ice in the Bering Sea, leaving vast stretches of open water and creating shocking...
Rosneft considers redirecting millions of tons of oil to Russia’s Arctic coast

Rosneft considers redirecting millions of tons of oil to Russia’s Arctic...

Russian oil giant Rosneft is considering building a 600-kilometer pipeline from its Vankor oil fields to the Kara Sea, according to media reports.A growing...
Ottawa gives $1.6 million to Kivalliq hydro-fiber link study

Ottawa gives $1.6 million to Kivalliq hydro-fiber link study

Canada's federal government will help pay for a study to look at the feasibility of connecting Nunavut’s Kivalliq region west of Hudson Bay to...
Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

A pair of bills due to be introduced in Congress later this year could help strengthen the United States’ role in the Arctic, say...
The push to phase out heavy fuel oil in the Arctic continues

The push to phase out heavy fuel oil in the Arctic...

A renewed call went out last week to phase out the use of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic from the International...
Canada and Russia are looking to deploy surveillance drones in the Arctic

Canada and Russia are looking to deploy surveillance drones in the...

Canada is looking to purchase an unmanned aerial vehicle from Germany, while Russian defense manufacturer Kalashnikov and the country’s Foundation for Advanced Research Projects have launched...
Gazprom exports chief Medvedev and another deputy CEO to leave

Gazprom exports chief Medvedev and another deputy CEO to leave

MOSCOW — Alexander Medvedev, Gazprom's long-standing deputy chief executive, who oversaw an increase in gas exports to Europe, has been relieved of his post,...
Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped its climate policy and plan

Alaska’s new governor has dismissed the state’s climate team and scrapped...

The state of Alaska no longer has an official strategy for addressing climate change.With an administrative order issued on Feb. 21, Gov. Mike Dunleavy...
Canadian report says oil development poses bigger risks to Arctic refuge’s caribou than US authorities admit

Canadian report says oil development poses bigger risks to Arctic refuge’s...

Trump administration officials pushing for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have understated the risks to caribou, scientists said in a report...
Russia’s Northern Sea Route sees record cargo volume in 2018

Russia’s Northern Sea Route sees record cargo volume in 2018

Russia’s Northern Sea Route saw another record-setting year in 2018 as 18 million tons of cargo traveled along the country’s Arctic coastline. This compares...