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...
Trump administration poised to undo Obama protections and open more of Arctic Alaska to oil drilling

Trump administration poised to undo Obama protections and open more of...

The Trump administration on Tuesday launched a plan to overturn Obama-era protections and open up more Arctic land will be open to oil development. To...
Beaufort Sea oil leasing plan moves ahead, despite legal challenge

Beaufort Sea oil leasing plan moves ahead, despite legal challenge

The Trump administration is preparing to auction off drilling rights next year in the icy Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s northern coast, even though its...
The first-ever scientific population estimate finds Chukchi Sea polar bears have thrived in recent years

The first-ever scientific population estimate finds Chukchi Sea polar bears have...

The Chukchi Sea between Russia and the United States has long posed a big question mark to polar bear researchers. The bears there are one...
Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear plan boosts quotas

Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear...

The Government of Nunavut’s draft proposal for managing polar bear harvesting might not be popular outside the territory, but it reflects the experience of...
Economic interests may trump shipping safety as Russia seeks to reduce ice-class requirements

Economic interests may trump shipping safety as Russia seeks to reduce...

The Russian Ministry of Transport has proposed a significant softening of ice-class requirements on the Northern Sea Route. The change, proposed to go into...
Researchers pull together to grasp a fuller picture of the Greenland sled dog

Researchers pull together to grasp a fuller picture of the Greenland...

For more than 10,000 years, dogs have been an integral part of Arctic culture. They have guided sleds across frozen seas, barked warnings of...
The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s response to climate change, leaders say

The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s...

Climate-friendly initiatives are being used to force Arctic Indigenous peoples from their lands and livelihoods, Indigenous leaders and researchers said last month at an...
December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

About 2.85 million acres of federal territory in Arctic Alaska will be offered next month for oil and gas exploration, officials announced in a...
Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded in Norwegian waters during 2019

Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded...

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) has released new information about the location, duration, and scope of Tschudi’s ship-to-ship transfer operation of liquefied natural gas...