Changes in cloud cover might be slowing Arctic warming. For now.

Changes in cloud cover might be slowing Arctic warming. For now.

In recent years, the news about sea-ice in the Arctic has been consistently bad: All 10 of the lowest summer minimum extents on record...
Along Canada’s Hudson Bay, researchers have found grizzly, black and polar bears together for the first time

Along Canada’s Hudson Bay, researchers have found grizzly, black and polar...

North America’s three bear species — black bears, grizzly bears and polar bears — don’t typically live in the same place. But in Wapusk...
Canada’s Northwest Territories gets nation’s first ever Indigenous protected area

Canada’s Northwest Territories gets nation’s first ever Indigenous protected area

For the first time in Canadian history, there is an official Indigenous protected area.Last week, in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, the Dehcho First Nations...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Early spring temperatures in the town of Deadhorse, on the north coast of Alaska, average minus 17 degrees Celsius. But with global warming affecting...
A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to spur resource development

A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to...

A new presidential memorandum calls for better mapping of Arctic and sub-Arctic waters off Alaska to aid mineral extraction and other commercial activities in...
An Alaska volcano and DNA reveal the timing of bison’s migration from Eurasia to North America

An Alaska volcano and DNA reveal the timing of bison’s migration...

After humans, the mammals most successful at colonizing North America were the bison that thundered across the Great Plains.Just when they arrived on the...
Nunavut’s High Arctic roasts under record heat

Nunavut’s High Arctic roasts under record heat

Typically one of Nunavut’s coldest locations, the tiny community of Alert on Ellesmere Island is in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave this...
How traditional knowledge helps scientists studying polar bears in Greenland

How traditional knowledge helps scientists studying polar bears in Greenland

 When trying to learn more about the polar bear population in Greenland, start with the people whose job is to know them best: polar...
Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by 2030

Three Canadian political parties vow to end Nunavut’s diesel dependence by...

This federal election, three of Canada's major parties are vowing to end Nunavut’s reliance on diesel for power by 2030.Currently, all 25 communities in...