Fuel-eating bacteria can be effective in cold climates, a Greenland project shows

Fuel-eating bacteria can be effective in cold climates, a Greenland project...

A method for cleaning polluted soil that has long been used in temperate regions has now the first time shown itself to be effective...
Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times the global rate

Arctic Council affirms it: the Arctic is warming at three times...

It is time to stop saying that the Arctic, with its melt-and-thaw feedback loops, is warming at twice the global rate, according to a...
US federal agency denies a petition to delist Alaska’s ringed seals

US federal agency denies a petition to delist Alaska’s ringed seals

Federal regulators on Wednesday rejected a petition from the state of Alaska and other entities to remove Endangered Species Act protections for Arctic ringed...
Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of a swiftly changing northern Bering Sea

Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
Scientists have discovered a huge walrus haulout in the Russian Arctic

Scientists have discovered a huge walrus haulout in the Russian Arctic

MOSCOW — Scientists in northern Russia have discovered a huge walrus haulout on the shores of the Kara Sea where their habitat is under...
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...
Canadian High Arctic Research Station gains new leadership

Canadian High Arctic Research Station gains new leadership

The Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay has been largely shuttered since March to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. But now, Polar...
In Alaska’s northern Bering Sea, a commercial pink salmon fishery emerges

In Alaska’s northern Bering Sea, a commercial pink salmon fishery emerges

At the Bering Strait port of Nome and elsewhere in Norton Sound, the commercial fishing industry is seeking to take advantage of oceanic changes...
Researchers find a huge — and recent — meteorite crater beneath Greenland’s ice sheet

Researchers find a huge — and recent — meteorite crater beneath...

Beneath Greenland’s ice sheet, scientists have discovered, is a near-perfectly round depression created when a big meteorite fell from space and struck the northeastern...
Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars, says study

Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars,...

Warming in the Arctic, it is well-understood, feeds on itself. Warming creates more melt and thaw, which creates more warming, a process known as...