Beaufort Sea polar bears are declining in a stair-step pattern

Beaufort Sea polar bears are declining in a stair-step pattern

In the vulnerable polar bear population of the Southern Beaufort Sea, a pattern is emerging — step-like periods of decline followed by longer periods...
Greenland is set to receive half of EU funding for ‘overseas strategic outposts’

Greenland is set to receive half of EU funding for ‘overseas...

The European Union’s foreign ministers have given their approval to a seven-year, €225 million ($260 million) assistance package for Greenland that leaders in Nuuk...
A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching launch capability by next year

A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching...

Sweden’s Esrange Space Center has secured a multi-million-euro loan that keeps the Kiruna facility on track to meet its goal of launching small satellites...
The world’s northernmost COVID-19 patient was hospitalized in Svalbard

The world’s northernmost COVID-19 patient was hospitalized in Svalbard

After 18 months of very strict entry regulations, the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has managed to stay clear of the COVID-19 pandemic —...
A Nunavut climate activist hopes her keynote address translates into real-world action

A Nunavut climate activist hopes her keynote address translates into real-world...

Ashley Cummings stepped up to the virtual podium last month with the hope that her words will push world leaders to take action on...
Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Early this year, Finnish and Norwegian authorities imposed a total ban on salmon fishing in River Teno (Tana), something that had major negative effects...
A cloth sheet helped protect a Swedish glacier from global warming

A cloth sheet helped protect a Swedish glacier from global warming

 STOCKHOLM — A cloth sheet used to shield part of the Helags Glacier in northern Sweden over the summer saved at least 3.5 meters...
Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

So-called "ghost" fishing gear may be robbing the seas around Greenland of more than three thousand tons of fish each year, at a total...
Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden skyscrapers

Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden...

A new 20-story wooden building in northern Sweden housing a library, six theater stages and a hotel is set to put art, concerts and...
Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters in 2030

Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters...

The two rusty nuclear submarines, K-27 and K-159, will be raised from the sea bed of the Barents and Kara seas and brought to...