What Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing might be able to tell us about the future of the Arctic in the Trump era

What Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing might be able to tell us...

At Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, expected topics like Russia, nuclear weapons, and Mexico came...
Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

Why freezing the Arctic Council is bad news for global security

For the past quarter-century, the Arctic has been a unique zone of cooperation among the eight countries of the high north: Canada, Denmark, Finland,...
How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

Defending the homeland is priority number one for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHCOM is...
What could we do to cool the Arctic, specifically?

What could we do to cool the Arctic, specifically?

The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the world, and in some areas as much as seven times. That’s according...
Moving to the back of the boat

Moving to the back of the boat

All eyes in the boat are on the sivuyagta (the St. Lawrence Island Yupik word for the striker or harpooner) as he stands in...