The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new alcohol law in Greenland, the Barents region in photographs

The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new...

  A near and present danger Perhaps the best way to give scientists and others involved with addressing global warming a sense of the impact a...
Melting Arctic sends a message: Climate change is here in a big way

Melting Arctic sends a message: Climate change is here in a...

Scientists have known for a long time that as climate change started to heat up the Earth, its effects would be most pronounced in...
The Week Ahead: Brushing up on their MOSPA

The Week Ahead: Brushing up on their MOSPA

Oil spills are nothing to look forward to. Precisely for that reason Finland is looking to generate as much attention as it can to...
How the surprise discovery of lakes under Arctic glaciers could help the search for life on Mars

How the surprise discovery of lakes under Arctic glaciers could help...

The headlines in late July conveyed some surprising findings from the Red Planet.Scientists using radar observations believe they’ve found a 12-mile-wide saltwater lake that...
With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

Asian states are becoming increasingly interested and involved in the Arctic region. This signal was sent in 2013 when four Asian states were admitted...
The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

When it comes to military matters, determining where the tension of the Baltic and North Atlantic ends and the tranquility of the Arctic begins...
The Week Ahead: Mixing oil and taxes

The Week Ahead: Mixing oil and taxes

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

Trump should reverse Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore energy development

The last-minute decision by President Obama to indefinitely ban any future offshore energy activity in the U.S. Arctic should be reversed by President Trump,...
Black Carbon, Trump, and America as an Arctic Nation: Juneau’s SAO Meeting

Black Carbon, Trump, and America as an Arctic Nation: Juneau’s SAO...

As Senior Arctic Officials met in Juneau last week, trepidations about U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy engagement in the region and anxieties of address...
Seeing the Arctic through fresh eyes on a caribou-filled solstice in Alaska’s Brooks Range

Seeing the Arctic through fresh eyes on a caribou-filled solstice in...

In a small plane above the Arctic tundra, my thoughts about home vanished. Below, orange strands of river braided over gravel bars to join...