Work resumes on much-criticized Nunavut land use plan

Work resumes on much-criticized Nunavut land use plan

The Nunavut Planning Commission is taking another crack at revising its draft land use plan for the territory. The planning commission held public hearings for...
Alaska needs a permanent research station, National Weather Service says

Alaska needs a permanent research station, National Weather Service says

As Alaska’s environment changes rapidly, the National Weather Service is trying to keep up — and to predict future changes. In order to make...
China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from the Russian Arctic by ship

China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from...

A liquified natural gas shipment arrived in China from Russia's Yamal LNG project via the Northern Sea Route for the first time on Thursday,...
At Inuit assembly, Alaska leader promotes oil development — on Inupiat terms

At Inuit assembly, Alaska leader promotes oil development — on Inupiat...

Standing in the gymnasium on a school built with oil money, in city with public services funded by oil and with homes that are...
A heatwave brings record high temperatures to Europe’s Arctic

A heatwave brings record high temperatures to Europe’s Arctic

Wednesday evening saw record-breaking heat at several locations in northernmost Norway, Finland and Russia. Svanhovd environmental center in the Pasvik valley, on Norway’s border with...
Wildfires are burning through Northern Europe, including in the Arctic

Wildfires are burning through Northern Europe, including in the Arctic

After a period of hot weather and drought, fires have broken out in Northern Europe, including inside the Arctic Circle, prompting calls for help...
Climate change has barnacle geese racing north

Climate change has barnacle geese racing north

Hundreds of thousands of barnacle geese flap their way to the Arctic each spring to breed and raise their chicks on the greening tundra....
Polar regions breed more new species than the tropics, study finds

Polar regions breed more new species than the tropics, study finds

The tropical waters may enjoy the highest marine fish biodiversity on earth, but it's the colder oceans near the poles that serve as the...
Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at the UN

Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at...

For the first time since its formation in 1996, the Arctic Council presented its work at the UN’s annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable...
An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way — through gender differences

An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way...

At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, scientists and students are studying the effects of climate change on tundra, forests, glaciers, wildlife and oceans. Now the...