The magnetic North Pole has officially moved

The magnetic North Pole has officially moved

On Monday, researchers updated the official location of the magnetic North Pole.The World Magnetic Model, which is maintained by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Svalbard could warm as much as 10 degrees C by century’s end

Svalbard could warm as much as 10 degrees C by century’s...

A new grim climate report outlines how thawing permafrost combined with more heavy rainfall will trigger landslides and coastal erosion in Svalbard, Norway's Arctic...
Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate David Bernhardt, a former energy lobbyist, to be secretary of the interior, the...
Spring rains boost permafrost methane emissions, study finds

Spring rains boost permafrost methane emissions, study finds

In the far north, spring rains may be bringing something more ominous than flowers.When those spring rains fall on permafrost bogs, they trigger an...
The Arctic Ocean urgently needs environmental protections, says WWF Arctic head

The Arctic Ocean urgently needs environmental protections, says WWF Arctic head

Environmental advocates warned that the Arctic Ocean needs further protections, and that it is critical they those are put in place soon.There is dramatic...
A Svalbard discovery shows ‘superbugs’ travel faster, further than previously thought, scientists warn

A Svalbard discovery shows ‘superbugs’ travel faster, further than previously thought,...

You’ve most likely never heard of blaNDM-1, but scientists say discovery of the microbial gene in Svalbard is an important step in understanding one...
With US government shutdown over, a path is cleared for hearings on Arctic oil development

With US government shutdown over, a path is cleared for hearings...

Now that the federal government is back in full operation, the Department of the Interior has resumed its public schedule for collecting comments about...
Canadian High Arctic Research Station now holding public tours

Canadian High Arctic Research Station now holding public tours

Cambridge Bay’s new Canadian High Arctic Research Station is now offering weekly public tours of its facilities.On Fridays, starting on Jan. 25, Polar Knowledge...
An oil giant backs a high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice cellars in Alaska

An oil giant backs a high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice...

KAKTOVIK, Alaska — When Inupiaq hunters wrestle a 100-ton bowhead whale back to land from the high seas, the next challenge is where to...
Insects play an important role in caribou migration, new research finds

Insects play an important role in caribou migration, new research finds

A new analysis of North American caribou pinpoints one reason for changes in migration and, potentially, for lower calving rates: insects.“Insects, in the summer,...