Transport Canada will put new eyes in Arctic skies with a $36M drone

Transport Canada will put new eyes in Arctic skies with a...

The waters of Nunavut will have an extra set of eyes on them in 2023 after the Government of Canada purchased a new surveillance...
Inside the U.S. Coast Guard’s unusual winter mission to the Arctic

Inside the U.S. Coast Guard’s unusual winter mission to the Arctic

Before noon on Christmas Day, the heavy icebreaker Polar Star reached the latitude of 72 degrees 11 minutes North — the furthest north a...
US regulators propose habitat protections for Alaska’s threatened ice seals

US regulators propose habitat protections for Alaska’s threatened ice seals

Eight years after ringed and bearded seals were granted Endangered Species Act protections, the federal government has released its plans to designate critical habitat...
A warming Arctic can offer climate insight to the rest of the world, experts say

A warming Arctic can offer climate insight to the rest of...

HONG KONG/BRUSSELS — The environmental transformation happening in the Arctic is key to understanding the potential global impacts of climate change, an Alaska Native...
Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

The Hamlet of Pond Inlet says it’s now ready to support a controversial expansion of the Mary River iron mine — but only if...
Beluga whistles and clicks could be silenced by an increasingly noisy Arctic Ocean

Beluga whistles and clicks could be silenced by an increasingly noisy...

Under the sea ice, the Arctic Ocean is one of the quietest places on Earth. But it can be very noisy when the ice...
Russia plans sweeping upgrades to Arctic weather stations

Russia plans sweeping upgrades to Arctic weather stations

The Russian government has announced plans to upgrade 123 meteorological stations in the Arctic. The network of meteorological stations has degraded over many years and...
Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Families and friends paid tribute on Tuesday to fishermen from a Russian trawler that sank in the Barents Sea the day before. In the Arctic...
17 are feared dead as a Russian trawler sinks in Barents Sea

17 are feared dead as a Russian trawler sinks in Barents...

MOSCOW — A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with 17 of its...
Russian Arctic research in high spirits as yard sets the ‘North Pole’ research station afloat

Russian Arctic research in high spirits as yard sets the ‘North...

As Russia prepares to the chairmanship of the Arctic Council, a unique Arctic research vessel is preparing to undertake its first voyage. Hardly ever before...