Indigenous voices in this year’s Arctic Report Card explain the human impacts of Bering Sea upheaval

Indigenous voices in this year’s Arctic Report Card explain the human...

In the communities around the Bering Sea, ice has long regulated the ecosystem, supporting food sources, food-gathering practices and traditional ways of life.Now that...
Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible — problem in Alaska

Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible —...

Kimberly Larson remembers the first time she was approached by human traffickers.She was 12 years old, walking downtown in Anchorage, and strangers pulled over...
Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for more Alaska drilling

Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for...

The Trump administration is putting oil leases for 3.98 million acres of federal lands in Arctic Alaska on the auction block next month, part...
Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for Alaska natural gas proposes skipping the costly pipeline

Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for...

For half a century, Alaskans have considered plan after plan to build a pipeline that would get the North Slope’s vast but stranded natural...
A new IPCC report details sweeping changes to oceans, ice and the global impacts of Arctic melt

A new IPCC report details sweeping changes to oceans, ice and...

Arctic melt, thaw and rapid temperature rise are big contributors to the changes in the entire planet’s water system, said a landmark report released...
When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues were sidelined too, experts say

When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues...

Earlier this year, the U.S. Navy quietly stood down Task Force Climate Change, the decade-long mission to understand and plan for rapid environmental changes...
Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than previously reported

Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than...

If energy companies bring drilling rigs and other industrial equipment to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, it will be difficult for them...
After 60 years in Alaska, BP announces sell-off and exit from state

After 60 years in Alaska, BP announces sell-off and exit from...

The oil giant that operates the anchor oil field on the North Slope in Alaska's Arctic is exiting the state and selling all of...
Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic...

An aerial survey intended to gather geologic data in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not be conducted this summer.CGG...
U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up its summer shop in Arctic Alaska, establishing a seasonal base of operations at Kotzebue, a hub community...