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A new University of Alaska report aims to help state leaders craft energy policies as the Arctic changes

A new University of Alaska report aims to help state leaders...

The University of Alaska has released a new report on Alaska energy issues, ranging from its history of fiscal challenges to the potential for...
Norway awards 47 oil and gas exploration permits

Norway awards 47 oil and gas exploration permits

SANDEFJORD, Norway — Norway has awarded 47 new offshore oil and gas exploration permits to 25 firms in its latest mature areas licensing round,...
On Alaska’s Arctic coastline, a battle is on to limit harm from permafrost thaw

On Alaska’s Arctic coastline, a battle is on to limit harm...

Nearly 20 feet below the ground of a field of open tundra in the nation’s northernmost community, an icy world gives a picture of...
Climate change seen as suspected factor in Western Arctic Caribou Herd decline

Climate change seen as suspected factor in Western Arctic Caribou Herd...

One of the biggest caribou herds in North America has taken a nosedive, and climate change is a likely culprit in the population decline. Alaska’s...
AIDEA approves more spending as it seeks to open Arctic refuge for drilling

AIDEA approves more spending as it seeks to open Arctic refuge...

Alaska’s state-owned development bank is continuing its efforts to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Directors...
Canadian miner working on proposal to keep Nunavut iron mine open

Canadian miner working on proposal to keep Nunavut iron mine open

Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. is developing a proposal to keep its Mary River iron ore mine running. The plan, which the company calls a “Sustaining...
Canada’s Hudson Bay polar bear population plummets as climate change warms the Arctic

Canada’s Hudson Bay polar bear population plummets as climate change warms...

TORONTO — Canada's Western Hudson Bay polar bear population has fallen 27 percent in just five years, according to a government report released last...
Are Indigenous protected areas the key to COP15’s ’30 by 30′ goal?

Are Indigenous protected areas the key to COP15’s ’30 by 30′...

MONTREAL — At the northernmost point of Canada's mainland, in the territory of Nunavut, the Inuit community of Taloyoak has hunted caribou, Arctic char...
Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

The Canadian Coast Guard and its seven icebreakers have finished their Arctic operating season and left the North, the federal organization announced in a...
With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic refuge drilling campaign

With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic...

Alaska’s economic development agency has released plans to spend $6 million next year to advance its campaign to search for oil in the Arctic...
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