Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic...

An aerial survey intended to gather geologic data in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not be conducted this summer.CGG...
Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8ArzLPQAnkHikers on Greenland's popular Arctic Circle Trail are being advised to avoid a portion of the 100-mile (165-kilometer) route linking Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq after two...
As waters warm, scientists are working fast to tease secrets from Greenland’s unique underwater mineral columns

As waters warm, scientists are working fast to tease secrets from...

Known to occur just a few places in nature, the mineral ikaite forms only under very specific conditions, when a carbonate and a source...
A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by...
Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska’s cities

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska’s cities

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the sub-Arctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air...
U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up its summer shop in Arctic Alaska, establishing a seasonal base of operations at Kotzebue, a hub community...
Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland ice melt, but the pattern over the past 20 years is clear

Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland...

Greenland has been in the news a bit lately. From sled dogs seemingly walking on water, to temperatures soaring to 20℃ above average for...
Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident preparedness

Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident...

Øyvind Aas-Hansen with the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) is happy to cooperate with Aleksandr Vazhenin and Pavel Borisov from the Emergency...
Arctic sea ice observers predict a 2019 seasonal low extent that’s typical — for the current low-ice era

Arctic sea ice observers predict a 2019 seasonal low extent that’s...

Using a combination of statistical analysis, direct observations, complicated models and some gut feelings, scientists and interested observers have come up with a range...
An Arctic fox surprises researchers with an epic run across polar ice from Svalbard to Canada

An Arctic fox surprises researchers with an epic run across polar...

A satellite-tracked Arctic fox stunned researchers by making a 3,500-kilometer trek across Arctic sea ice and glacier to travel from the Norwegian archipelago of...