Quickly retreating sea ice off Alaska is driving another dramatic Arctic melt season

Quickly retreating sea ice off Alaska is driving another dramatic Arctic...

Ice in the Beaufort Sea is scarcer now than in early June of any other year in the satellite record, and the vast stretches...
Alaska’s biggest city adopts a climate change plan to cope with effects of warming

Alaska’s biggest city adopts a climate change plan to cope with...

The Trump administration has largely abandoned work to combat climate change at the federal government level, and Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, sworn into office...
‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

‘Voluntourists’ answer call to help spruce up Faroe Islands

Volunteers from around the world flew to the Faroe Islands in April to spend two days mending tourists trails around the country.The "Closed for maintenance, open for...
Canada ratifies treaty to protect Arctic Ocean fisheries

Canada ratifies treaty to protect Arctic Ocean fisheries

Canada has ratified the agreement to prevent unregulated high seas fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean, bringing the treaty one step closer to coming...
U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent...
IMO pushes back talks on limiting Arctic-warming black carbon emissions to 2020

IMO pushes back talks on limiting Arctic-warming black carbon emissions to...

The United Nations agency that oversees the shipping industry has pushed back plans to discuss putting limits on sooty exhaust that’s known to increase...
Trump administration will hold Arctic refuge oil lease sales this year, official says

Trump administration will hold Arctic refuge oil lease sales this year,...

After decades of oil development prohibitions in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Trump administration is poised to start auctioning off oil leases within...
Like Denmark and Russia, Canada says its extended continental shelf includes the North Pole

Like Denmark and Russia, Canada says its extended continental shelf includes...

Canada filed an extended continental shelf submission last week with the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf that covers more than 460,000...
In court and out, the Trump administration continues its push for offshore Arctic oil development

In court and out, the Trump administration continues its push for...

The Trump administration has taken steps on two fronts to advance oil development in Arctic waters off Alaska.In U.S. District Court in Anchorage on...
Norway’s Hurtigruten cruise operator signs deal to power ships with fish waste biogas

Norway’s Hurtigruten cruise operator signs deal to power ships with fish...

Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to...