Recent carbon, not ancient methane ‘time bombs,’ are this century’s big Arctic emissions threat

Recent carbon, not ancient methane ‘time bombs,’ are this century’s big...

The Arctic is predicted to warm faster than anywhere else in the world this century, perhaps by as much as 7 degrees Celsius. These...
Climate refugees: Kittiwakes flee bird cliffs to resettle in urban spaces

Climate refugees: Kittiwakes flee bird cliffs to resettle in urban spaces

In late March in northern Norway, the first kittiwakes begin to look for suitable places to nest. And in that part of the Arctic,...
As rural Alaska reports its first COVID-19 case, concerns over summer fisheries rise

As rural Alaska reports its first COVID-19 case, concerns over summer...

The coronavirus pandemic has reached rural western Alaska, and as the illness spreads, worries are increasing about the crowds of summer fishery workers expected...
With a new Indigenous leader, an Alaska university transitions to tribal status

With a new Indigenous leader, an Alaska university transitions to tribal...

An Alaska Native leader will be the new president of Alaska Pacific University.Valerie Davidson, the former commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Health and Social...
A Quebec couple sparked outrage by fleeing to a remote Yukon village to escape COVID-19

A Quebec couple sparked outrage by fleeing to a remote Yukon...

The young couple sold their possessions, picked a spot on the map, and started driving across Canada.They traveled 3,400 miles from their home in...
After a stronger freeze season, melting is again underway for Arctic sea ice

After a stronger freeze season, melting is again underway for Arctic...

The 2020 melt season is underway in the Arctic after a winter during which some persistently cold weather that allowed the maximum extent to...
Canada’s Arctic territories all declare public health emergencies

Canada’s Arctic territories all declare public health emergencies

Canada’s three Arctic territories — Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut — all declared public health emergencies on Wednesday.None of the territories have had confirmed...
Norway’s Waerner wins an Iditarod marked by coronavirus precautions

Norway’s Waerner wins an Iditarod marked by coronavirus precautions

Norway's Thomas Waerner has won the 48th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, passing under the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska early Wednesday...
MOSAiC expedition halts aerial surveys due to coronavirus, travel restrictions

MOSAiC expedition halts aerial surveys due to coronavirus, travel restrictions

Researchers on the MOSAiC expedition knew that getting trapped in Arctic sea ice for months on end would be challenging.But they didn’t expect a...
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...