An ice researcher’s memoir follows the unfolding story Arctic melting tells about climate change

An ice researcher’s memoir follows the unfolding story Arctic melting tells...

Arctic sea ice is the most tangible, measurable and visible sign of climate change in the northern part of the world. But there was a...
Statoil to become Equinor, dropping ‘oil’ to attract young talent

Statoil to become Equinor, dropping ‘oil’ to attract young talent

OSLO — Shareholders in Norway's largest company, Statoil, approved on Tuesday the board's proposal to drop "oil" from its name as its seeks to...
Arctic seabirds build nests with plastic waste

Arctic seabirds build nests with plastic waste

Thousands and thousands of birds are packed together, making noise, quarreling with each other over each square centimeter on the cliffs at Gjesværstappan, the...
New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

Ask Capt. Duke Snider why mariners in Canada’s Arctic need to be well-informed, and Snider’s answer is clear. It’s because they’ll find a maze of...
Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time in years this April

Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time...

Departures of foreign passengers through Keflavik International Airport in Iceland totaled 147,000 thousand in April, which is a decrease of about 6,000 thousand from...
Controversial former premier is set to return to Greenland’s national assembly

Controversial former premier is set to return to Greenland’s national assembly

One of Greenland’s most controversial political figures is set to return to the national legislature after that country’s new four-party government on Friday announced...
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday. The Russian TU-95 "Bear" bombers flew into a so-called...
After a sharp drop in subsistence catches, Ottawa earmarks $1.2 million for Arctic char study

After a sharp drop in subsistence catches, Ottawa earmarks $1.2 million...

Inuinnait in western Nunavut have long fished from the nearby rivers and coasts, but since 2015 they have witnessed a sharp decline in the...
The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on ANWR drilling plans

The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on...

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has scheduled public meetings, in locations ranging from tiny Alaska villages to the nation’s capital, to discuss the...
For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than an oil spill

For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than...

The most dangerous ecological disaster for the islands of the Aleutian chain and the Bering Sea, biologicals have long warned, wouldn't be an oil...