How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region

How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the...

As Arctic countries fight to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infections, Indigenous leaders say the pandemic highlights critical gaps in Northern infrastructure, from...
Arctic ‘neighbour’ Ireland sets up research group focused on the region

Arctic ‘neighbour’ Ireland sets up research group focused on the region

A newly established network for Irish academics aims to help that make that country the most of its scientific activities related to the Arctic...
Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are announced in the state

Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are...

Alaska officials on March 12 announced the state’s first case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus that is causing a disruptive...
Coronavirus concerns are shutting down Arctic events including a major health conference and Arctic Council meetings

Coronavirus concerns are shutting down Arctic events including a major health...

A major conference on circumpolar health has been scuttled by health concerns over the spread of coronavirus, as have several Arctic Council meetings and...
U.S. Navy submarines surface near the North Pole as a major Arctic exercise gets underway

U.S. Navy submarines surface near the North Pole as a major...

ICEX 2020, a multi-national military exercise in the Arctic led by the U.S. Navy, began on March 4 with five nations and more than...
Aid is on its way to an icebreaker struggling near the North Pole

Aid is on its way to an icebreaker struggling near the...

After reaching a record-setting point and completing a resupply rendezvous with the German research vessel Polarstern, the Russian icebreaker Kapitan Dranitsyn is in need...
Russian researchers are seeing more cannibalism among polar bears

Russian researchers are seeing more cannibalism among polar bears

MOSCOW — Russian researchers are observing an increasing number of cases of cannibalism among polar bears.There have been more instances in recent years of...
Denning polar bears need better protection from Alaska oil development, scientists say

Denning polar bears need better protection from Alaska oil development, scientists...

For the oil industry, safe operations on Alaska’s North Slope require avoidance of polar bears. But for more than a decade, a new study...
A radical transformation of the Pacific Arctic appears to be underway, a new study finds

A radical transformation of the Pacific Arctic appears to be underway,...

Winter sea ice meltdowns and related ultra-warm conditions that gripped the northern Bering Sea and southern Chukchi Sea in the past few years are...
Parks Canada recovered more than 350 new artifacts from the Franklin expedition wreck HMS Erebus in 2019

Parks Canada recovered more than 350 new artifacts from the Franklin...

New discoveries from the ill-fated 1845 Sir John A. Franklin expedition add to a growing story about what happened to two vessels.The expedition’s ships, the HMS...