An environmental group plans to sue over the impact to polar bears from a new Alaska oil project

An environmental group plans to sue over the impact to polar...

An environmental group is seeking to stop exploration work at an oil project on Alaska's North Slope that its developer touts as holding 1.6...
A huge Alaska caribou herd’s population is again in decline

A huge Alaska caribou herd’s population is again in decline

One of the largest caribou herds in North America has declined by nearly a quarter in the past two years, hitting a population level...
For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer service means more health risks

For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer...

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...
Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has placed its bets on its biggest oil project since the fall of the Soviet Union to push aside rival...
A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal funding

A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal...

The project to expand and deepen a key port in Arctic Alaska will get a $250 million boost in federal funding from recently passed...
Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent at a near-record early date

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent at a near-record early...

The melt season for Arctic sea ice is underway after the annual maximum extent was reached late last month. Sea ice extent reached its annual...
Alaska court rejects a youth lawsuit over climate change

Alaska court rejects a youth lawsuit over climate change

The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by young plaintiffs that faulted the state government for pro-oil policies — policies that...
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...
The high Arctic saw a huge spike in lightning last year

The high Arctic saw a huge spike in lightning last year

Scientists have long known that lightning is becoming more common in the Arctic, but a new report shows that the trend is increasing especially...
How thawing permafrost is roiling the Arctic landscape

How thawing permafrost is roiling the Arctic landscape

Across the Arctic, strange things are happening to the landscape. Massive lakes, several square miles in size, have disappeared in the span of a few...