Deleting a policy report won’t stop Alaska climate change

Deleting a policy report won’t stop Alaska climate change

It was not a big surprise that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation deleted a new climate change report from its website on the...
How permafrost insurance could revolutionize Arctic development

How permafrost insurance could revolutionize Arctic development

Say you’re a homeowner in Utqiagvik, Alaska, the northernmost American city. You have fire insurance for your home, insurance against the weight of snow...
Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — A few days before Alaska Native whaling crews set out to into the Arctic Ocean in October, a congregation of several...
A renaissance in Arctic film and television

A renaissance in Arctic film and television

Armed horsemen, resembling grayish, black shadows emerge from a porcelain-white haze. The horsemen descend on a Norwegian village, engulfing it in flames, amidst a...
How to write an Arctic story in 5 easy steps

How to write an Arctic story in 5 easy steps

So you’ve been assigned to write a story on the Arctic. Congratulations! This will be one of your easiest assignments.The key is to write...
Innovation for a new Arctic

Innovation for a new Arctic

Rapid environmental and social changes in the Arctic region have enormous local and global impacts, from endangering indigenous communities to increasing global sea level....
The Week Ahead: Degrees of difference

The Week Ahead: Degrees of difference

At least once in the next fortnight — although more probably several times — you will hear that temperatures in the Arctic are rising...
Friday’s massive earthquake was a potent reminder of Alaska’s risks

Friday’s massive earthquake was a potent reminder of Alaska’s risks

For Alaskans, the most important thing about the powerful earthquake that rattled nerves and damaged roads, businesses and homes Friday was that no one...
After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

The Greenland government will give about $150,000 as a humanitarian contribution to the Government of Nunavut.Greenland’s finance and tax committee decided to offer the...
How a student-run Model Arctic Council could transform the future of Arctic diplomacy

How a student-run Model Arctic Council could transform the future of...

The Arctic Council, with representation from eight Arctic nations and six indigenous groups, has become a model platform for circumpolar collaboration.Council representatives met in...