Some Arctic research will continue in Canada, thanks to local partnerships

Some Arctic research will continue in Canada, thanks to local partnerships

For some researchers who work in the Arctic, the COVID-19 pandemic ended their upcoming field season before it began, but for others, it’s going...
Putin backs state of emergency in Norilsk after a major fuel spill into a river

Putin backs state of emergency in Norilsk after a major fuel...

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of...
A bacterium common to farm animals is threatening the Arctic’s muskoxen

A bacterium common to farm animals is threatening the Arctic’s muskoxen

Muskoxen, shaggy-haired Arctic survivors of the Pleistocene era, have faced a lot of challenges since the end of the last Ice Age.Now there is...
A Canadian museum is looking for volunteers to help build an online Arctic botany database

A Canadian museum is looking for volunteers to help build an...

Do you have some time on your hands, a computer and internet connection, and a desire to help improve the world’s understanding of Arctic...
Nome’s port expansion plan wins official Corps of Engineers approval

Nome’s port expansion plan wins official Corps of Engineers approval

The plan to expand Nome, Alaska’s port into a larger deepwater facility to service Arctic-traveling vessels won approval on Friday from the U.S. Army...
Climate change is challenging Nunavut’s thick-billed murres

Climate change is challenging Nunavut’s thick-billed murres

Climate change in Canada's eastern Arctic has already altered the travel, diet and safety of some of the most numerous birds in the circumpolar...
Russia’s FSB sees a threat from foreign Arctic researchers and Indigenous peoples activists

Russia’s FSB sees a threat from foreign Arctic researchers and Indigenous...

The head of Russia's Border Guard Service, a branch of the federal security service FSB, says that foreign researchers and Indigenous peoples activists operating...
Arctic fossils suggest dinosaurs migrated across the Bering Land Bridge

Arctic fossils suggest dinosaurs migrated across the Bering Land Bridge

A new look at a Cretaceous dinosaur discovered in Arctic Alaska casts doubt on whether it should be classified as a separate species and...
Russia’s ‘doomsday drone’ prepares for testing

Russia’s ‘doomsday drone’ prepares for testing

One year after a fatal accident with a nuclear-powered missile in the White Sea, Russia's weapon designers say a test launch of the Poseidon...
MOSAiC expedition relief ships arrive in Svalbard to await the Polarstern

MOSAiC expedition relief ships arrive in Svalbard to await the Polarstern

Scientists and researchers from around the world spent five years planning the $155 million MOSAiC expedition during which the Polarstern research vessel would drift enclosed...