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At the Alaska Federation of Natives convention, a generational divide marks the Arctic climate change debate

At the Alaska Federation of Natives convention, a generational divide marks...

Alaska’s Indigenous residents scattered in rural villages through the state know the reality of climate change better than most people. But when it came to...
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...
Arctic nickel — not Arctic oil — could soon power the world’s cars

Arctic nickel — not Arctic oil — could soon power the...

The Arctic is often imagined as a new energy frontier because of its ample oil reserves. But what if its nickel is actually the...
The Week Ahead: Point of departure

The Week Ahead: Point of departure

At a time when shipping is the big thing in discussions of Arctic development, it will be rail that attracts everyone’s attention this week....
Spotty data and media bias delay justice for missing and murdered Indigenous people

Spotty data and media bias delay justice for missing and murdered...

No one knows just how many Indigenous girls or women go missing in the United States each year. There are estimates. In 2019, 8,162 Indigenous...
Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back this May

Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back...

Greenland and Denmark, in something of a surprise move have invited U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and all...
The Week Ahead: It’s our back yard

The Week Ahead: It’s our back yard

A third Greenlandic site — Aasivissuit-Nipisat, an area nicknamed “the Inuit hunting ground between sea and ice” — was added to the list of UN-approved...
The fight over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge includes some new twists — but few new ideas

The fight over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge includes some new...

Hours of public testimony in four meetings across Alaska about oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in late May featured deeply held...
A new era of shipping traffic on the Northern Sea Route

A new era of shipping traffic on the Northern Sea Route

After nearly a decade of limited growth, the Northern Sea Route is set to experience a significant expansion of cargo volume over the coming...
The Week Ahead: Range excitement

The Week Ahead: Range excitement

You may not know it, but your car — or at least a test version of it — has probably been put through its...
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