Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away...
‘Artificial snow’ could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet, a new study says

‘Artificial snow’ could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet, a new study...

LONDON — Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering...
First direct measurements show West Siberian rivers are a major source of carbon emissions

First direct measurements show West Siberian rivers are a major source...

A ground-breaking climate change study sheds light on the little-known effects of permafrost thaw on Arctic river carbon emissions in Western Siberia — and...
The Arctic Ocean’s ice-free season could extend into fall

The Arctic Ocean’s ice-free season could extend into fall

Arctic sea ice could vanish not just in the summer but also in the fall by this century if global warming continues on its...
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...
How the narrative on polar bears has become a problem for Arctic environmental groups

How the narrative on polar bears has become a problem for...

Our fear that the polar bear is going extinct is perhaps the world’s most powerful symbol of climate change in the Arctic and its...
A new legal agreement sets a timeline for protecting ice-seal habitat in Alaska

A new legal agreement sets a timeline for protecting ice-seal habitat...

The federal government will submit a proposal within a year for designated critical habitat to protect ice-dependent Alaska seals threatened by Arctic climate change,...
Could a giant polar bear skull found at an eroding Alaska archaeological site be the legendary ‘weasel bear?’

Could a giant polar bear skull found at an eroding Alaska...

Aboriginal hunters from Arctic Canada have a couple of names for what they say is an extremely rare polar bear that is huge, narrow-bodied, fast-moving...
How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and food security

How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and...

Saami herders from Sirges were driving thousands of reindeer across the frozen Kutjaure river towards their winter pastures when disaster struck in late 2009....
A new survey has mapped an abandoned US military base beneath Greenland’s ice cap – but revealed few surprises

A new survey has mapped an abandoned US military base beneath...

Scientists working to assess the environmental impact of a secret Cold War military base built into the ice cap in extreme northwestern Greenland say they...