Scientists find a record number of Atlantic walruses in the Russian Arctic

Scientists find a record number of Atlantic walruses in the Russian...

An expedition that traveled to numerous Russian Arctic islands found record numbers of Atlantic walrus, as well as more extensive walrus habitat than was...
Do the northern lights make sounds that you can hear?

Do the northern lights make sounds that you can hear?

It’s a question that has puzzled observers for centuries: Do the fantastic green and crimson light displays of the aurora borealis produce any discernible...
Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

NUUK — Greenland's new government is preparing legislation that will ban uranium mining and cease development of the controversial Kuannersuit mine (also known as...
Faroe Islands will look into dolphin hunt after a record high catch

Faroe Islands will look into dolphin hunt after a record high...

COPENHAGEN — The Faroe Islands said on Thursday it would review regulations governing its centuries-old tradition of hunting dolphins after graphic footage of the...
Polar bears may be inbreeding as climate change melts away Arctic ice

Polar bears may be inbreeding as climate change melts away Arctic...

Polar bears at Svalbard have undergone a shocking loss in genetic diversity, according to a newly published Norwegian study. Snorre Hagen and Simo Maduna, alongside...
As it approaches its yearly minimum, Arctic sea ice extent is slightly greater than recent ultra-low years

As it approaches its yearly minimum, Arctic sea ice extent is...

Arctic sea ice usually reaches its lowest extent for the year in September, and this year, it appears increasingly likely that impending will be...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...
After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition talks start

After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition...

OSLO — Norway's Labour Party began coalition talks with other members of the center-left bloc on Tuesday seeking to form a government after their...
Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists are racing to collect ice cores — along with long-frozen records they hold of climate cycles — as global warming melts glaciers and...
Norway offers two new offshore areas for CO2 storage

Norway offers two new offshore areas for CO2 storage

OSLO — Norway is offering two new offshore areas for companies interested in developing carbon dioxide storage, the oil and energy ministry said on...