Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study...

ANCHORAGE — Earth’s ice is melting faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests, as climate change nudges global temperatures ever higher. Altogether, an...
Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new frontier in Arctic shipping

Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new...

There are few places in the world where the impact of climate change is more tangible than the Arctic. The melting of sea ice...
With visiting scientists sidelined by coronavirus pandemic, Bering Sea residents take on more research duties

With visiting scientists sidelined by coronavirus pandemic, Bering Sea residents take...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering Sea

Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering...

A small passage in an executive order issued by the new U.S. president Wednesday was cause for a big celebration among indigenous people of...
Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after inauguration

Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after...

In a promised executive order signed just hours after he was sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday halted efforts to drill in Alaska's...
Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had issued drilling leases on more than 400,000 acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, delivering on...
Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising the public hearing process

Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising...

Public hearings on a controversial and long-discussed rare earths and uranium mine in Greenland have been pushed back two weeks, but opponents of the...
How the Trump administration’s climate denial left its mark on the Arctic Council

How the Trump administration’s climate denial left its mark on the...

For decades, through political tumult and changing global allegiances, the Arctic Council went about its business, producing groundbreaking scientific reports and hammering out binding...
Disney plans to shoot a climate change drama in Svalbard

Disney plans to shoot a climate change drama in Svalbard

When daylight returns to the high Arctic, a crew filming for Disneynature plans to head to Svalbard to document climate change there. Local newspaper Svalbardposten reports...
The plug keeping the Arctic’s oldest ice in place is getting leaky

The plug keeping the Arctic’s oldest ice in place is getting...

As Arctic sea ice declines, a corner of the Arctic Ocean north of Greenland and Canada’s Ellesmere Island has remained a bastion for the...