Why the Arctic isn’t a ‘global commons’

Why the Arctic isn’t a ‘global commons’

As the most recent Arctic Council meeting in Finland indicates, interest in the Arctic is as avid as ever.The Arctic Council itself, however, serves...
The Week Ahead: An uphill challenge

The Week Ahead: An uphill challenge

Ask the 13,000 people who show up for Arctic Man what the annual gathering in the Hoodoo Mountains, near Paxson, Alaska, is, and you...
‘Make no mistake about it, Franklin lives’

‘Make no mistake about it, Franklin lives’

Arctic explorers by the dozen have been forgotten, but John Franklin’s name endures because of the way he and his men died trying to...
The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

Camp Barneo, a privately operated Russian temporary base near the North Pole, is expected to open for guests this week after a delay of...
How a baseless myth about Japanese tourists and the northern lights was born — and still persists

How a baseless myth about Japanese tourists and the northern lights...

Whether you’ve seen the northern lights for a thousand nights or are just witnessing them for the first time, there is something magical about...
Indigenous consultation is a two-way street

Indigenous consultation is a two-way street

“We take Indigenous consultation very seriously,” the woman shared. Alone at my table, I looked over to her group of five who were getting...
The Week Ahead: Terribly binge-worthy

The Week Ahead: Terribly binge-worthy

This week, AMC, an American cable channel best known for its award-winning series "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad," airs the first episode of its well-received...
Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war with China

Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war...

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to ramp up a trade war with China, a deal to build a natural gas...
Building sustainable city food systems in the Arctic

Building sustainable city food systems in the Arctic

Imagine Iceland engaging in an experimental project that could allow citizens to come together and grow fruits and vegetables — apples, bananas, tomatoes and...
The Week Ahead: Tomorrow’s forecasts today

The Week Ahead: Tomorrow’s forecasts today

Explaining why the climate is increasingly out of whack and what it means for the planet in the long-term is the province of climate...