How melting polar ice has warped Earth’s crust

How melting polar ice has warped Earth’s crust

The melting of Earth's polar ice is incrementally warping the planet’s crust both vertically and horizontally, according to a new study in the Geophysical...
Can Greenland’s anorthosite help save the planet?

Can Greenland’s anorthosite help save the planet?

QEQERTARSUATSIAAT FJORD, Greenland — Among the glaciers and turquoise fjords of southwestern Greenland, a mining company is betting rock similar to the one the...
Iqaluit residents are frustrated over water contamination concerns

Iqaluit residents are frustrated over water contamination concerns

Iqaluit residents expressed frustration as they lined at the Iqaluit Centennial Library up to fill jugs with clean water supplied from the Sylvia Grinnell...
Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

The Arctic has a key focus in the Finnish Government’s Defence Report of 2021, which lays out national security priorities for the upcoming years. The...
Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government says

Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government...

HURDAL, Norway — Norway will continue to explore for oil and gas in the next four years, with most new drilling permits to come...
EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the...

The European Union will seek a ban on tapping new oil, coal and gas deposits in the Arctic to protect a region severely affected...
A planned new Russian Arctic gold mine would be run on nuclear power

A planned new Russian Arctic gold mine would be run on...

The Kyuchus field, located near Tiksi on Russia's Laptev Sea coast, is believed to hold more than 175 tons of gold and could soon...
Two Norway wind farms lose their licenses in a landmark Indigenous rights ruling

Two Norway wind farms lose their licenses in a landmark Indigenous...

OSLO — Norway's supreme court stripped two wind farms of their operating licenses on Monday in a case that could boost the legal rights...
Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in 2022 or 2023

Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in...

MOSCOW — Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime...
A new bill aims to create the US’s first high-level Arctic diplomatic office

A new bill aims to create the US’s first high-level Arctic...

New legislation introduced to the U.S. Senate would create a new diplomatic position for the Arctic at the Department of State. The bill would establish...