Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland ice melt, but the pattern over the past 20 years is clear

Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland...

Greenland has been in the news a bit lately. From sled dogs seemingly walking on water, to temperatures soaring to 20℃ above average for...
How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public safety in Alaska

How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public...

The University of Alaska system, known for its Arctic, climate and oceans research, will lose 41 percent of its state funding under budget vetoes...
Arctic sea ice observers predict a 2019 seasonal low extent that’s typical — for the current low-ice era

Arctic sea ice observers predict a 2019 seasonal low extent that’s...

Using a combination of statistical analysis, direct observations, complicated models and some gut feelings, scientists and interested observers have come up with a range...
An Arctic fox surprises researchers with an epic run across polar ice from Svalbard to Canada

An Arctic fox surprises researchers with an epic run across polar...

A satellite-tracked Arctic fox stunned researchers by making a 3,500-kilometer trek across Arctic sea ice and glacier to travel from the Norwegian archipelago of...
An unusual skull turns out to be the offspring of a beluga and a narwhal

An unusual skull turns out to be the offspring of a...

What do you get when you cross a beluga and a narwhal?The answer is not the punchline to a classic Arctic joke. In 1990,...
Scientists have discovered a malaria-fighting molecule deep in Arctic waters

Scientists have discovered a malaria-fighting molecule deep in Arctic waters

A molecule that fights malaria has been discovered in the depths of Frobisher Bay, say scientists from Laval University.In a new study, Laval researchers...
First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in Bering Sea

First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in...

For years, scientists trying to track the elusive Eastern North Pacific right whale have had to listen with special underwater acoustic devices for the...
Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early

LONDON (Reuters) — Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign...
Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

For more than a century and a half, mystery has shrouded the Franklin Expedition, a doomed attempt to find the fabled Northwest Passage. The...
Exhausted polar bear wanders into Siberian city

Exhausted polar bear wanders into Siberian city

A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of...