How researchers are using movies to tell the stories of Arctic science

How researchers are using movies to tell the stories of Arctic...

When scientists want to get the word out about research findings published in academic journals, the usual approach is to have sponsor institutions issue...
Alaska scientist wins top award for his Arctic climate research

Alaska scientist wins top award for his Arctic climate research

A climate scientist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks has won a prestigious award for his Arctic research, officials announced on Friday. John Walsh, chief...
A new program aims to monitor, mitigate and adapt to Arctic-wide thaw

A new program aims to monitor, mitigate and adapt to Arctic-wide...

In some Alaska Native villages, land collapses caused by combined permafrost thaw, open waters. Flooding, storm surges and erosion are so catastrophic that they...
In rural Alaska, COVID-19 evokes memories of a past pandemic — and shapes preparations for the next one

In rural Alaska, COVID-19 evokes memories of a past pandemic —...

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...
Time-lapse footage shows the dramatic retreat of a glacier in Iceland

Time-lapse footage shows the dramatic retreat of a glacier in Iceland

Dramatic time-lapse footage filmed over a six-week period, shows the rapid melting of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier in Iceland. The footage was captured by Dundee University's Kieran...
The Arctic has been warming for longer than previously thought, a new study suggests

The Arctic has been warming for longer than previously thought, a...

Parts of the Arctic Ocean have been warming since decades earlier than previous observations would suggest, according to a new study in the journal...
An unusually cool ‘blue blob’ in the North Atlantic is slowing glacier loss in Iceland

An unusually cool ‘blue blob’ in the North Atlantic is slowing...

A patch of unusually cold water in the North Atlantic Ocean, known as the “blue blob,” could forestall some of Iceland’s glacier melt in...
Arctic greening won’t save the climate — here’s why

Arctic greening won’t save the climate — here’s why

Satellite images show the Arctic has been getting greener as temperatures in the far northern region rise three times faster than the global average. Some...
North Pacific right whales may be returning to northern parts of the Bering Sea

North Pacific right whales may be returning to northern parts of...

North Pacific right whales, once numbering in the tens of thousands, swam throughout the Bering Sea until they were nearly wiped out by commercial...
We’ve discovered why some whales stop feeding in response to the sound of sonar

We’ve discovered why some whales stop feeding in response to the...

In September 2002, a number of beaked whales were stranded and killed in the Canary Islands during a NATO naval exercise. It was the...