How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

NUUK FJORD, Greenland — On a shore near Greenland's capital Nuuk, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging as the island's glaciers retreat:...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Fifteen ships that have been slowed or stopped by ice in Russian Arctic waters for the last two weeks see release coming, as a...
New research IDs Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

New research IDs Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

A new study using data from the EU’s Copernicus satellites Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 identified communities and infrastructure across the Arctic at risk from the effects of...
Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

GLASGOW — A coalition of 19 countries, including many from the Arctic, agreed last week to create zero emissions shipping trade routes between ports...
Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned up

Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned...

As representatives from countries and organizations around the world have descended into Glasgow, Scotland, to address climate change, Lisa Koperqualuk took to the stage at...
Two icebreakers are on the way to rescue ice-locked ships on Northern Sea Route

Two icebreakers are on the way to rescue ice-locked ships on...

District authorities in the Russian Far East have commissioned two icebreakers to aid vessels currently caught in ice in the East Siberian Sea. The nuclear-powered Yamal...
A key rail link in Arctic Sweden is closed after a derailment

A key rail link in Arctic Sweden is closed after a...

One of Sweden’s largest mining firms says the derailment on Sunday of 38 cargo wagons carrying iron ore that is expected to halt traffic...
As Moscow turns down coal deal at COP26, Russian miners get ready for a big Arctic dig

As Moscow turns down coal deal at COP26, Russian miners get...

Coal is high on the agenda in the ongoing COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. But neither Russia, nor the other major coal producing countries...
A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit over a Canadian Arctic accident

A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit...

COPENHAGEN — A Russian state research ship was detained in a Danish port this week at the request of a Canadian cruise operator pursuing...