A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set to take effect

A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set...

An agreement among Arctic nations to cooperate on scientific research will go into effect on May 23 and, officials hope, make it easier for...
How scientists use Arctic trees to map climate change

How scientists use Arctic trees to map climate change

The first thing that hits you is the smell of wood. Fresh and crisp, reminiscent of a carpenter’s shop or dried chippings. It’s not...
A huge iceberg has drifted close to a Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

A huge iceberg has drifted close to a Greenland village, causing...

COPENHAGEN — An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear...
An ice researcher’s memoir follows the unfolding story Arctic melting tells about climate change

An ice researcher’s memoir follows the unfolding story Arctic melting tells...

Arctic sea ice is the most tangible, measurable and visible sign of climate change in the northern part of the world.But there was a...
Conservation groups, Greenland fishermen agree on 12-year salmon moratorium

Conservation groups, Greenland fishermen agree on 12-year salmon moratorium

Greenland’s commercial fishermen have signed away the right to catch $4 million worth salmon in the waters along the western coast of their country...
Climate change is affecting wild berries, and the people who depend on them

Climate change is affecting wild berries, and the people who depend...

For many people in regions across the Far North who depend on wild food, there is a common traditional pattern: Harvest salmon when the...
Svalbard’s ‘Doomsday’ seed vault marks 10th anniversary with upgrades to protect it from climate change

Svalbard’s ‘Doomsday’ seed vault marks 10th anniversary with upgrades to protect...

On Monday, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault marks its 10th anniversary by accepting new deposits from 26 gene banks around the world.Earlier this month, construction...
‘Tundra be dammed’: Beavers are following shrubs into Arctic tundra landscapes

‘Tundra be dammed’: Beavers are following shrubs into Arctic tundra landscapes

North American beavers, the wood-chomping denizens of the forests, are moving into the Arctic as woody shrubs spread across the tundra.Scientists with the University...
Mysterious circles in Arctic sea ice have scientists baffled

Mysterious circles in Arctic sea ice have scientists baffled

Just when all the mysteries of the natural world seem to be answered, a pattern of Arctic sea ice circles comes your way.Recently, scientists...
What is beyond the ice? A glimpse into fascinating Arctic marine wildlife

What is beyond the ice? A glimpse into fascinating Arctic marine...

If we want to protect nature, we have to know it first.Little known to most people, the Arctic Ocean and its seas are teeming...