Nunavut review board recommends against Baffinland expansion

Nunavut review board recommends against Baffinland expansion

The Nunavut Impact Review Board has recommended federal Northern Affairs Minister Daniel Vandal reject Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s proposed Mary River mine expansion, saying...
New research program hopes to shed light on climate change in Inuit Nunangat

New research program hopes to shed light on climate change in...

Researchers hope to learn more about how climate change impacts the Canadian Arctic through the launch of a new program. Thirteen projects will use $18.2...
Once the slick is gone: New tool helps scientists monitor chronic oil in Arctic wildlife

Once the slick is gone: New tool helps scientists monitor chronic...

When we think about the Arctic, most of us think of a snow-covered barren landscape and vast stretches of icy ocean. This is far...
New Norway oil sector surge includes investment from ConocoPhillips, major Arctic field

New Norway oil sector surge includes investment from ConocoPhillips, major Arctic...

SANDEFJORD, Norway — ConocoPhillips submitted on Monday a plan to develop an oil discovery in the Norwegian North Sea for 10.5 billion Norwegian crowns...
How Russia’s Ukraine war is upending international scientific research across the Bering Strait

How Russia’s Ukraine war is upending international scientific research across the...

Don Anderson, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has been on a mission to learn about algal toxin risks in the...
Allianz becomes latest insurer to opt out of Arctic oil and gas

Allianz becomes latest insurer to opt out of Arctic oil and...

LONDON — Europe's biggest insurer Allianz plans to take a harder line on insuring the oil and gas industry, including new projects in the...
North Pacific right whales may be returning to northern parts of the Bering Sea

North Pacific right whales may be returning to northern parts of...

North Pacific right whales, once numbering in the tens of thousands, swam throughout the Bering Sea until they were nearly wiped out by commercial...
Norway asks human rights court to dismiss Arctic oil case

Norway asks human rights court to dismiss Arctic oil case

OSLO — Norway asked the European Court of Human Rights to dismiss a case brought by Norwegian climate activists who are seeking to stop...
U.S. lawmakers ask ConocoPhillips about gas leak in Alaska’s Arctic

U.S. lawmakers ask ConocoPhillips about gas leak in Alaska’s Arctic

WASHINGTON — Three Democratic U.S. lawmakers asked the head of ConocoPhillips for more information about a month-old natural gas leak from an oilfield in...
U.S. ditches Trump-era policies for Arctic Alaska oil reserve

U.S. ditches Trump-era policies for Arctic Alaska oil reserve

ANCHORAGE — The Biden administration on Monday overturned a controversial Trump-era policy that would have opened new swathes of Arctic Alaska to oil development. The...