Fisheries and Oceans seeks Inuit for new Arctic Youth Council

Fisheries and Oceans seeks Inuit for new Arctic Youth Council

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard are launching a new Arctic Youth Council and they are seeking Inuit between the ages...
Iceland to cap off challenging Arctic Council chairmanship at Reykjavik ministerial

Iceland to cap off challenging Arctic Council chairmanship at Reykjavik ministerial

When the Arctic Council convenes on May 20 in Reykjavik for its biennial ministerial meeting, the government of Iceland will officially wrap up what...
Greenland’s new government reiterates its opposition to uranium mining

Greenland’s new government reiterates its opposition to uranium mining

With less than a month left for the public to comment on a proposed rare earths and uranium mine that has polarized Greenland, that...
Kivalliq org urges hunters not to waste meat

Kivalliq org urges hunters not to waste meat

Some hunters in Rankin Inlet have been wasting caribou meat — and that needs to stop, says the Kivalliq Hunters and Trappers Organization in...
Polar bears are ill-suited to live off food foraged from land, new research shows

Polar bears are ill-suited to live off food foraged from land,...

When polar bears split into a population distinct from brown bears, they evolved into creatures perfectly adapted for an icy Arctic environment. Now, the Arctic...
US stops Trump-era effort to loosen safety rules for Arctic drilling

US stops Trump-era effort to loosen safety rules for Arctic drilling

The United States on Friday said it had revoked a last-minute effort by the Trump Administration to loosen safety regulations for the oil industry...
Past warming periods offer a worrying view of the Arctic’s future

Past warming periods offer a worrying view of the Arctic’s future

While discussions of global warming typically on the amount of greenhouse gas humans are putting into the air — primarily by doing things like...
Canada promises two Arctic icebreakers as part of pre-election job boost

Canada promises two Arctic icebreakers as part of pre-election job boost

OTTAWA — The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that...
Climate change has moved the North Pole, scientists say

Climate change has moved the North Pole, scientists say

The Guardian reports that a study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences has found that recent human activity has shifted the Earth's axis by...
Scientists fear more lung cancer as radon is released from thawing permafrost

Scientists fear more lung cancer as radon is released from thawing...

Thawing permafrost could lead to an increased risk of lung cancer, researchers from the Federal Center for Comprehensive Study of the Arctic at the...