A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list of AFN recommendations

A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list...

In their annual convention in Anchorage, delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives passed resolutions urging better protection of the Arctic marine environment, a...
U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in the Arctic

U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in...

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday cited the Arctic as a region of concern in a report that emphasized the security threats posed...
Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

A group of American and Canadian scientists are preparing to embark on a two-week research mission through the Northwest Passage. Led by the University of...
Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters in 2030

Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters...

The two rusty nuclear submarines, K-27 and K-159, will be raised from the sea bed of the Barents and Kara seas and brought to...
Meet the scientist sampling the Arctic’s environmental DNA

Meet the scientist sampling the Arctic’s environmental DNA

As the Arctic melts and reveals swathes of ocean previously impenetrable to scientific investigation, the race is on to better document the rich ecosystems...
A new inventory of Arctic infrastructure aims to spur sustainable development

A new inventory of Arctic infrastructure aims to spur sustainable development

A new online database of Arctic infrastructure launched on Wednesday, with the goal of filling an information gap and promoting better development in the...
Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three...
2 NASA scientists explain what’s driving overall Arctic sea ice decline

2 NASA scientists explain what’s driving overall Arctic sea ice decline

September marks the end of the summer sea ice melt season and the Arctic sea ice minimum, when sea ice over the Northern Hemisphere...
OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...
A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to spur resource development

A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to...

A new presidential memorandum calls for better mapping of Arctic and sub-Arctic waters off Alaska to aid mineral extraction and other commercial activities in...