How the loss of Bering Sea ice is triggering cascading effects for the ecosystem — and the people and wildlife that depend on it

How the loss of Bering Sea ice is triggering cascading...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
How an underwater ‘heat blob’ could be contributing to Arctic sea ice loss

How an underwater ‘heat blob’ could be contributing to Arctic sea...

An underwater "heat blob" from the Atlantic is exacerbating the warming of the Arctic Ocean and contributing to the rapid disappearance of Arctic sea ice, according to a...
How two space-exploration projects are using the Arctic to stand in for extraterrestrial environments

How two space-exploration projects are using the Arctic to stand in...

If you want to get an idea of what Mars looks like, a good place to start, ironically, is Google Earth. The service provides highly...
Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study...

ANCHORAGE — Earth’s ice is melting faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests, as climate change nudges global temperatures ever higher. Altogether, an...
Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new frontier in Arctic shipping

Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new...

There are few places in the world where the impact of climate change is more tangible than the Arctic. The melting of sea ice...
With visiting scientists sidelined by coronavirus pandemic, Bering Sea residents take on more research duties

With visiting scientists sidelined by coronavirus pandemic, Bering Sea residents take...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering Sea

Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering...

A small passage in an executive order issued by the new U.S. president Wednesday was cause for a big celebration among Indigenous people of...
Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after inauguration

Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after...

In a promised executive order signed just hours after he was sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday halted efforts to drill in Alaska's...
Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had issued drilling leases on more than 400,000 acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, delivering on...
Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising the public hearing process

Opponents of a major Greenland mine say coronavirus constraints are compromising...

Public hearings on a controversial and long-discussed rare earths and uranium mine in Greenland have been pushed back two weeks, but opponents of the...