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...
How Canada’s UN submission will (eventually) draw some of the last lines on its map

How Canada’s UN submission will (eventually) draw some of the last...

In May 2019, Canada made a partial submission to the United Nations to recognize an extended continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in the...
Insulting Canada won’t help the US with its Arctic ambitions

Insulting Canada won’t help the US with its Arctic ambitions

In the summer of 1985, the United States Coast Guard sent the icebreaker Polar Sea on a voyage across the Northwest Passage from Greenland...
Can massive geoengineering projects stem the worst effects of climate change in the Arctic?

Can massive geoengineering projects stem the worst effects of climate change...

In 2016 an interdisciplinary team of scientists from Arizona State University suggested as a means to combat global warming that millions of windmills be...
What researchers can learn from the Arctic’s sleepless season

What researchers can learn from the Arctic’s sleepless season

The 1997 Norwegian thriller “Insomnia,” remade five years later in the U.S., featured a central character who could never get a good night’s sleep...
How the Trump administration’s rush to drill in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is backfiring

How the Trump administration’s rush to drill in Alaska’s Arctic refuge...

In early 2018, as the Trump administration began its dash to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, federal experts identified gaps in the...
How an Alaska professor’s pop-up book aims to spread awareness of marine plastic pollution

How an Alaska professor’s pop-up book aims to spread awareness of...

An Alaska art professor’s concern about the marine environment has combined with her passion for pop-up books to produce a colorful three-dimensional tool to...
Why we need a ‘Polar Code’ for Arctic community resettlement

Why we need a ‘Polar Code’ for Arctic community resettlement

The eight countries of the Arctic are experiencing the effects of climate change most acutely — a climate that is changing so quickly that...
Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

This year’s Arctic Council ministerial meeting showcased increasingly complicated issues in the region — from national security to climate change and more — and...
How a new initiative aims to promote women and bridge polar connectivity barriers

How a new initiative aims to promote women and bridge polar...

There are amazing women in polar scholarship and representation, but all too often their contributions are under-represented and under-valued. Barriers such as a funding...