With Arctic refuge drilling approved, focus shifts to legal battles and market forces

With Arctic refuge drilling approved, focus shifts to legal battles and...

With the Trump administration poised for an oil lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, drilling opponents and supporters are girding for a...
Nunavut’s biggest caribou herd faces still faces downward trend, warns report

Nunavut’s biggest caribou herd faces still faces downward trend, warns report

The Beverly Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board’s annual report says the vulnerable Qamanirjuaq caribou herd needs to be protected from mineral exploration...
How energy storage can be the key to developing renewable energy in remote Arctic communities

How energy storage can be the key to developing renewable energy...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Greenland halts new oil exploration

Greenland halts new oil exploration

After spending nearly half a century on a largely unsuccessful search for oil in Greenland, that county’s elected government has now called a halt...
U.S. House votes to prevent oil exploration in Arctic refuge

U.S. House votes to prevent oil exploration in Arctic refuge

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to pass a bill that would remove oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from the 2017...
Woolly rhino remains found in thawing Siberian permafrost

Woolly rhino remains found in thawing Siberian permafrost

MOSCOW — Russian scientists are poring over the well-preserved remains of a woolly rhinoceros that likely roamed the Siberian hinterland more than 12,000 years...
Iqaluit seeks a new emergency fix for another looming water shortage

Iqaluit seeks a new emergency fix for another looming water shortage

To ensure Iqaluit’s Lake Geraldine water reservoir contains enough water to make it through the winter, Iqaluit municipal officials want the Nunavut Water Board’s...
A Svalbard discovery shows ‘superbugs’ travel faster, further than previously thought, scientists warn

A Svalbard discovery shows ‘superbugs’ travel faster, further than previously thought,...

You’ve most likely never heard of blaNDM-1, but scientists say discovery of the microbial gene in Svalbard is an important step in understanding one...
Hearing on Baffinland’s expansion plans to resume April 12

Hearing on Baffinland’s expansion plans to resume April 12

A contentious public hearing on the proposed expansion of the Mary River iron mine will resume April 12 and run until April 21, the...
Svalbard sees record November heat

Svalbard sees record November heat

Shortly after midnight on November 12, Norway's weather service recorded a temperature of 9.4 degrees Celsius at a weather station in Svalbard. That's the highest...