HFO ban could lead to big Arctic price increases, Transport Canada says

HFO ban could lead to big Arctic price increases, Transport Canada...

New rules for marine fuels used by Arctic sealift vessels will lead to big price hikes for food and other commodities in Nunavut this...
Environmentalists seek Endangered Species Act listing for rare Alaska freshwater seals

Environmentalists seek Endangered Species Act listing for rare Alaska freshwater seals

One of the world’s few populations of freshwater seals deserves Endangered Species Act protections, an environmental group has told the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg attended a protest Friday in Jokkmokk, in northern Sweden.Thunberg attended the rally, which fell on the day after National Sámi...
Warmer waters, animal die-offs and toxic blooms are among the signs that a ‘new Arctic’ is here

Warmer waters, animal die-offs and toxic blooms are among the signs...

Temperatures in the northern Bering Sea and in the Chukchi Sea waters directly to its north spiked in 2019 to levels higher than those...
Equinor broadens scope of carbon targets to match rivals

Equinor broadens scope of carbon targets to match rivals

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor joined other major European oil and gas companies on Thursday by including emissions from the fuel it sells to customers in...
For the first time, Inuit-built ice thickness sensors have been deployed in Nunavut

For the first time, Inuit-built ice thickness sensors have been deployed...

Lodged in the ice outside Qikiqtarjuaq are two new ice thickness sensors, the first of their kind, built by Inuit youth in Nain, Nunatsiavut.The...
Shipping noises can disrupt Arctic cod behavior, new research finds

Shipping noises can disrupt Arctic cod behavior, new research finds

As shipping increases in the Arctic, it is changing Arctic cod behavior, new research shows, and those changes could have profound effects on the...
A new study finds no plastics in eastern Arctic seals

A new study finds no plastics in eastern Arctic seals

While it’s well-known that tiny pieces of plastic have made their way into the Arctic Ocean, it’s remained unclear how these microplastics are affecting marine...
LNG may not be a solution to cleaning up international shipping emissions after all, a new study finds

LNG may not be a solution to cleaning up international shipping...

A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation concludes that the use of liquefied natural gas in international shipping, a supposedly cleaner alternative...
Why extreme cold thresholds are different across Canada

Why extreme cold thresholds are different across Canada

For Nunavummiut, a temperature of minus 30 degrees Celsius could be considered a nice January day.But for people living 2,300 kilometers south, in the...