An iceberg the size of lower Manhattan broke off a Greenland glacier

An iceberg the size of lower Manhattan broke off a Greenland...

Calving events, where large blocks of ice break from a glacier, happen every day. But witnessing a 4-mile-wide, half-mile-deep, and mile-plus-long iceberg dumping into...
Outbreak of new diseases in Arctic likened to ‘zombie apocalypse’

Outbreak of new diseases in Arctic likened to ‘zombie apocalypse’

As climate warms and other environmental changes occur, could the Arctic be the site of a zombie apocalypse?One could already be underway, a Centers...
Report calls for ‘immediate action’ to save archeological sites threatened by climate change

Report calls for ‘immediate action’ to save archeological sites threatened by...

As the Arctic continues to warm faster than anywhere else on earth, the archaeological record will be one of the unlucky victims.That’s one of...
More sinkholes have been found on Yamal’s tundra

More sinkholes have been found on Yamal’s tundra

More sinkholes, believed to be created by eruption of natural gas from the ground, have been located in the tundra on Russia's Yamal and...
The amount of plastic waste on a remote Svalbard island shocked a Norwegian Coast Guard cleanup crew

The amount of plastic waste on a remote Svalbard island shocked...

The shore of Kiepert Island south in the Hinlopen Strait east of Spitsbergen is hundreds of kilometers from nearest civilization. A polar bear is...
Could resurrecting mammoths help stop Arctic emissions?

Could resurrecting mammoths help stop Arctic emissions?

If you managed to time travel back to Ice-Age Europe, you might be forgiven for thinking you had instead crash landed in some desolate...
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...
Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant heads towards the Arctic

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant heads towards the Arctic

This weekend, Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant left St. Petersburg, slowly making its way to Arctic waters.The power plant, Akademik Lomonosov, was launched...
Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in sea ice

Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in...

As the Arctic warms, ships transporting oil to and from the region are poised to become more common. And more ships means a higher...
In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are ignoring concerns about seismic testing

In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are...

In testimony last fall, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski promised that there would be no cutting corners on oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife...