Canada’s ArcticNet will have its funding renewed

Canada’s ArcticNet will have its funding renewed

ArcticNet has received a five-year funding extension worth nearly $32.5 million.The organization, based at Université Laval in Quebec City, aims to bring together Arctic...
Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Early spring temperatures in the town of Deadhorse, on the north coast of Alaska, average minus 17 degrees Celsius. But with global warming affecting...
Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

The narwhal exhibit at Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, first unveiled in August 2017, will run until the end of this year — and...
A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

A search-and-rescue exercise simulates an Arctic cruise ship mishap

What do you do when 66 Arctic cruise passengers can’t return to their ship after a shore excursion in a small boat?That was the...
Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp season cancelled before it started

Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp season cancelled before it started

Barneo, Russia's annual ice camp at the North Pole won't open for the first time in 18 years, thanks to a combination of chilly...
Record-early Alaska river breakups are part of a long-term warming trend

Record-early Alaska river breakups are part of a long-term warming trend

When a wooden tripod dropped from the last bit of melting ice into the flowing water of Alaska’s Tanana River just after midnight on...
Major indicators in agreement: Arctic undergoing ‘unprecedented’ change

Major indicators in agreement: Arctic undergoing ‘unprecedented’ change

The Arctic is warming and melting so rapidly that it is becoming a completely different place than it was in the late 20th century, according...
Senate set to confirm ex-lobbyist Bernhardt as Interior chief

Senate set to confirm ex-lobbyist Bernhardt as Interior chief

The U.S. Senate is set to confirm former energy lobbyist David Bernhardt as the next Interior Secretary on Thursday, even as coastal state senators...
Oil drilling in part of Norway’s Arctic just became a lot less likely

Oil drilling in part of Norway’s Arctic just became a lot...

Future oil development in part of Norway’s Arctic offshore waters has become a lot less likely, after the Norwegian Labor Party withdrew support of...
Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Arctic diplomacy requires a deep understanding of climate change, researchers say — but scientists are struggling to predict and convey the unprecedented changes taking...