What the new US Coast Guard strategy tells us about the Arctic in 2019

What the new US Coast Guard strategy tells us about the...

The U.S. Coast Guard’s ‘Vision’ for the Arctic, released earlier this week, walks the line between proposing clear-cut solutions to some U.S. capacity problems...
How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is dividing North Slope residents

How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is...

KAKTOVIK, Alaska — The sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were...
Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
How a new federal Arctic strategy could jumpstart US activity in the region

How a new federal Arctic strategy could jumpstart US activity in...

The United States has had no shortage of aspirations for the Arctic, but it has never managed to combine those ideas into a coherent...
Why we need to create an Arctic aerosol-monitoring network — quickly

Why we need to create an Arctic aerosol-monitoring network — quickly

As a third-year graduate student working on climate modeling, I’ve come to realize that our ability to make predictions about the future is only...
Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study

Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says...

If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the...
Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

The narwhal exhibit at Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, first unveiled in August 2017, will run until the end of this year — and...
Why a recent court ruling could mean years of delay for Trump’s offshore drilling plan

Why a recent court ruling could mean years of delay for...

Trump administration officials and oil industry allies love to chant the words “energy dominance” and praise the president’s thirst for more oil and gas...
For some ports of call, Arctic cruises are a drop in the economic bucket

For some ports of call, Arctic cruises are a drop in...

In the coming week, the cruise industry gathers in Miami for Seatrade Cruise Global, an annual convention. Most of those there to do business...
New information about Alaska’s Arctic mystery well might not have a big impact in the ANWR drilling debate

New information about Alaska’s Arctic mystery well might not have a...

For decades, there has been no shortage of speculation and just a few scraps of public information about the only oil well ever drilled...