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 stands ready to work together in the Arctic

Russia stands ready to work together in the Arctic

In 2021 the Russian Federation will assume the presidency in the Arctic Council — a forum of Arctic countries focusing on the development of...
Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s Indigenous peoples

Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s...

While the global spotlight has placed climate change on many regional and national agendas, it’s easy to overlook smaller scale efforts to adapt and...
Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Every year, the national “Imagine a Day without Water” campaign raises awareness and educates Americans about the value of water in everyday life.In October...
Why Greenlanders are taking Trump’s interest very seriously

Why Greenlanders are taking Trump’s interest very seriously

Annex Greenland?We can ask the question, when Russia can annex Crimea, why would the United States hesitate with Greenland? I think that a U.S....
Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Forget the gibberish from President Donald Trump; the United States is not interested in buying Greenland.It’s not a “real estate deal.” It’s an absurd...
Alaska’s governor ignores lawmakers and the public in his push to dismantle the state’s university system

Alaska’s governor ignores lawmakers and the public in his push to...

In the five months since Gov. Mike Dunleavy introduced a plan to wipe out more than 40 percent of state funding for the University...
How a market-based fund could help prevent the tragedy of the commons in the Arctic’s international waters

How a market-based fund could help prevent the tragedy of the...

According to the United Nations' Convention on the Law of the Sea, the natural resources in the high seas are free for any nation’s...
From crisis to resilience in the Arctic

From crisis to resilience in the Arctic

When Rick Thoman and Brian Brettschneider get alarmed, I freak out. Rick and Brian are climate experts in Alaska, and they know of what...
With Coast Guard commencement speech, Bolton pushes the Trump administration’s newly aggressive Arctic stance

With Coast Guard commencement speech, Bolton pushes the Trump administration’s newly...

We now see that John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, is not going to take a back seat to Secretary of State...