Researchers see a new pattern in the arrival of polar bears to Iceland

Researchers see a new pattern in the arrival of polar bears...

"Polar bears used to arrive in Iceland when there was a lot of pack ice but now we seem to have entered a period...
A climate-threatened Alaska village gets an expanded medical clinic — that can move when the village relocates

A climate-threatened Alaska village gets an expanded medical clinic — that...

A rapidly eroding Arctic Alaska village is expanding its medical clinic — and also ensuring that the structure will be portable enough to move...
An iceberg the size of lower Manhattan broke off a Greenland glacier

An iceberg the size of lower Manhattan broke off a Greenland...

Calving events, where large blocks of ice break from a glacier, happen every day. But witnessing a 4-mile-wide, half-mile-deep, and mile-plus-long iceberg dumping into...
More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

The expected growth in Arctic ship traffic is likely to affect marine mammals in the region, but those impacts will vary from species to...
As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

FINNMARK PLATEAU, Norway/OSLO — When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
The Northern Barents Sea is warming dramatically

The Northern Barents Sea is warming dramatically

The northern Barents Sea is an Arctic warming hotspot, says Sigrid Lind with the Marine Research Institute in Tromsø, Norway. The area is changing...
With warming temperatures, Canada’s Arctic glaciers are melting faster

With warming temperatures, Canada’s Arctic glaciers are melting faster

Most of Canada’s Arctic glaciers are shrinking — and some are already gone.A survey of 1,773 glaciers across northern Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada...
Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

The risk for ship accidents varies across the Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route and a recent study found the East Siberian Sea...
For a longtime Arctic guide, once-pristine Svalbard is becoming ‘a rubbish dump’

For a longtime Arctic guide, once-pristine Svalbard is becoming ‘a rubbish...

“This is what I found during a short 200-meter walk along the shoreline of Sorgfjorden on the north coast of Spitsbergen,”Mats Forsberg tells the...