A decade on, a Greenland rare-earths mine is close to final approval

A decade on, a Greenland rare-earths mine is close to final...

A decision on whether to permit mining at one of the world’s largest deposits of rare-earth elements has moved to its final stage after...
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...
Arctic permafrost thaw could set off sudden environmental changes

Arctic permafrost thaw could set off sudden environmental changes

Discussions of permafrost thaw in the Arctic have tended to frame it as a gradual process that could slowly change the future Arctic environment,...
Arctic tundra will see an earlier green-up and longer growing seasons, study says

Arctic tundra will see an earlier green-up and longer growing seasons,...

As the Arctic warms, plants will sprout and flower earlier and hold their leaves longer, expanding the growing season. That is the consistent pattern...
Hilcorp gets a key authorization needed to develop a long-languishing offshore Arctic oil field

Hilcorp gets a key authorization needed to develop a long-languishing offshore...

The company seeking to develop the first producing oil field located entirely in federal waters off Alaska's Arctic coast has secured a federal permit...
After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic Alaska

After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic...

Plans for a new 200-mile road cutting through the foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic are back on track now that a...
Iceland unveils a memorial plaque for the first glacier it has lost

Iceland unveils a memorial plaque for the first glacier it has...

COPENHAGEN — Iceland unveiled a plaque to its Okjokull ice sheet on Sunday, the first of the country's hundreds of glaciers to melt away...
Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmentalists condemn Biden’s backing of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Environmental groups have condemned the Biden administration's defense of a proposed ConocoPhillips oil development in Alaska's Arctic, a drilling project approved under former President...
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...
With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable development

With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable...

With a shakeup in its leadership, the top Arctic science and research agency in Washington, D.C. plans to re-sharpen its focus on climate change...