How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened northern communities

How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened...

Time is running out for the 375 residents of Newtok, a river village soon to be washed away by the Ninglick River in Southwest...
Melting Arctic sends a message: Climate change is here in a big way

Melting Arctic sends a message: Climate change is here in a...

Scientists have known for a long time that as climate change started to heat up the Earth, its effects would be most pronounced in...
Mysterious circles in Arctic sea ice have scientists baffled

Mysterious circles in Arctic sea ice have scientists baffled

Just when all the mysteries of the natural world seem to be answered, a pattern of Arctic sea ice circles comes your way.Recently, scientists...
UAF, Sandia labs agree to cooperate on Arctic research

UAF, Sandia labs agree to cooperate on Arctic research

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has signed an agreement with Sandia National Laboratories to cooperate on Arctic research, the institutions said on Tuesday.The umbrella...
Debris from another rocket launch is headed for Baffin Bay

Debris from another rocket launch is headed for Baffin Bay

When the European Space Agency launches its newest satellite into orbit on Wednesday, one section of the Russian rocket propelling it into space is...
Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Every week, hundreds of flights on U.S. airlines pass through Russian airspace. Only a handful of these flights actually start or end in Russia....
Iceland’s puffin in danger of extinction

Iceland’s puffin in danger of extinction

A new report published by Birdlife International lists 25 Icelandic birds species as endangered.The report, the State of the World's birds 2018, provides a...
Sámi mount new challenge to legality of Norway’s largest wind farm

Sámi mount new challenge to legality of Norway’s largest wind farm

The largest Sámi organisation in Norway has joined forces with several of that country’s most prominent conservation groups to seek a halt to construction...
Trump administration kicks off ANWR oil leasing process

Trump administration kicks off ANWR oil leasing process

The Trump administration is formally kicking off the process intended to sell oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a swath...
A federal agency decision keeps former Shell leases in the Beaufort Sea alive

A federal agency decision keeps former Shell leases in the Beaufort...

Beaufort Sea oil leases that had been scheduled to expire late last year are now still alive, thanks to a decision by a U.S....