Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

One day after Norway scrambled a pair of F-16 fighter jets to meet Russian military planes outside its northern airspace, the two countries kicked...
ArcticNet launches Inuit-led scientific research program

ArcticNet launches Inuit-led scientific research program

A new Inuit-led research program is funding nearly a dozen projects across Canada's North that range from Arctic char health to Beluga gene sampling...
US appeals court rules Trump policy improperly denied protection to walruses

US appeals court rules Trump policy improperly denied protection to walruses

ANCHORAGE — A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Trump administration improperly denied Endangered Species Act protections to Pacific walruses, animals...
Life in the deep freeze – the revolution that changed our view of glaciers forever

Life in the deep freeze – the revolution that changed our...

I’ve been fascinated by glaciers since I was 14, when geography textbooks taught me about strange rivers of ice that crept down yawning valleys...
A joint US-Russia aerial survey yields a new, large-scale picture of Chukchi polar bears

A joint US-Russia aerial survey yields a new, large-scale picture of...

Polar bears blend easily into their white ice-and-snow habitat, they move frequently in and out of the water and they can travel vast distances...
Biden administration suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Biden administration suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Citing "legal deficiencies" that include inadequate environmental review, the U.S. Interior Department on Tuesday suspended all activity related oil and gas exploration on leases...
Pulling power: the green lure of Sweden’s industrial far north

Pulling power: the green lure of Sweden’s industrial far north

STOCKHOLM — Long home to polluting industries, the hydro and wind power of Sweden's far north is set to reduce the country's carbon footprint...
Green tech projects could grow northern Sweden’s population by 20 percent

Green tech projects could grow northern Sweden’s population by 20 percent

Construction work is in full swing on a Northvolt plant in Skellefteå, where large-scale battery production for electric vehicles is set to start later...
Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmental groups have condemned the Biden administration's defense of a proposed ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska's Arctic, a drilling project approved under former President...
Biden administration backs Willow oil project in Alaska’s Arctic

Biden administration backs Willow oil project in Alaska’s Arctic

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration defended on Wednesday a proposed ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska's Arctic, backing the drilling project which was approved under...