Greenland’s premier doesn’t foresee a US takeover and remains committed to the quest for independence

Greenland’s premier doesn’t foresee a US takeover and remains committed to...

The loud re-awakening of U.S. interest in Greenland, which culminated last August as President Donald Trump confirmed a wish to buy Greenland — its...
How a ground-breaking biodome being planned in Iceland could change cities around the world

How a ground-breaking biodome being planned in Iceland could change cities...

A pioneering vision in Iceland to improve life for locals and to transform tourism and hospitality is moving closer to reality. The ALDIN Biodome Resort...
Would a Saint Lawrence Seaway model work for Bering Strait shipping?

Would a Saint Lawrence Seaway model work for Bering Strait shipping?

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has long envisioned rules and regulations for Bering Strait travel modeled after the Saint Lawrence Seaway system, the network of...
Climate change, Greenland and shifting geopolitics: Here are the top Arctic stories of 2019

Climate change, Greenland and shifting geopolitics: Here are the top Arctic...

If change is the only constant — especially in the Arctic — then for 2019 the reverse was also mostly true: Most of the...
Could sand spread on sea ice help keep the Arctic cool?

Could sand spread on sea ice help keep the Arctic cool?

Think of the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean as a reflective heat shield vital to a stable climate. Then consider that about 95 percent...
Thinner than expected Arctic sea ice has been a challenge for MOSAIC researchers

Thinner than expected Arctic sea ice has been a challenge for...

Three months into a year-long drift across the Arctic, scientists aboard the Polarstern have found that the ice floe the ship is attached to...
The deep roots of Russia’s Arctic ambitions — and what they mean for future stability in the region

The deep roots of Russia’s Arctic ambitions — and what they...

SAINT PETERSBURG — Last week at Russia’s small but magnificent Arctic museum, which has existed since 1933 in an old church in Saint Petersburg,...
Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

An international effort to create a definitive map of the ocean floor by 2030 will get a boost from the Trump administration’s plan to...
Russia’s hypersonic missiles could be why Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland

Russia’s hypersonic missiles could be why Donald Trump wants to buy...

It has been a little more than three months since U.S. president Donald Trump confirmed on live TV that a purchase of Greenland, its...
Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history in Alaska

Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history...

The U.S. Air Force’s F-35 may be the most expensive weapons system ever built, but space inside the new fighter is at a premium,...