New fish species are moving into the Canadian Arctic as its waters warm

New fish species are moving into the Canadian Arctic as its...

In 2016 and 2017 commercial fishers near Cambridge Bay in Nunavut were surprised when they pulled in sockeye salmon — because they were expecting...
Arctic wildfires will likely become more common and more intense, experts say

Arctic wildfires will likely become more common and more intense, experts...

This summer, the Arctic blazed with wildfires. After long droughts, parts of Sweden, Finland, Russia, and Alaska erupted in flames that even spread into...
Sea ice loss is poised to dramatically change the Barents Sea ecosystem

Sea ice loss is poised to dramatically change the Barents Sea...

Sea ice retreat has been a well-documented consequence of climate change in the Arctic. Now, a new study projects that a related change could...
Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Northern Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away...
With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

Eight vessels from Russia's Northern Fleet vessels set sail from the fleet’s main base in Severomorsk on the Kola Peninsula Wednesday heading northeast on...
Warming ocean waters off Alaska bring widespread ecological changes, with more expected

Warming ocean waters off Alaska bring widespread ecological changes, with more...

As the global climate heats up, so do the ocean waters off Alaska, meaning big changes for marine ecosystems and bad news for some...
Arctic sea ice isn’t just shrinking in area; it’s also getting thinner

Arctic sea ice isn’t just shrinking in area; it’s also getting...

Had November been normal, sea-ice extent might have been somewhat above average for the month.Despite exceptionally warm air and water temperatures in the Arctic...
Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

Spiking temperatures in the Arctic startle scientists

A spate of extreme warmth in the Arctic over the past two months has startled scientists, who warn high temperatures may lead to record-low...
Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after...

ANCHORAGE — Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at...
Arctic just had its warmest year on record ‘by far,’ scientists report

Arctic just had its warmest year on record ‘by far,’ scientists...

The Arctic saw the warmest temperatures ever recorded in 2016, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Air...