The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive in warming Arctic Alaska waters, a new study says

The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive...

For a long time, the Arctic waters off Alaska were thought to be too far north and too cold to pose any dangers from...
Arctic scientists team up with Billie Eilish to urge climate action ahead of COP26

Arctic scientists team up with Billie Eilish to urge climate action...

LONDON — Music star Billie Eilish joined forced with scientists from the group Arctic Basecamp on Tuesday, calling on world leaders to stand together...
Scientists found a surprisingly large crack in some of the Arctic’s thickest ice last spring

Scientists found a surprisingly large crack in some of the Arctic’s...

Researchers were surprised to find a large crack in some of the Arctic’s oldest and thickest ice, previously thought to be the most stable ice...
How you can help scientists track Arctic walrus populations from space

How you can help scientists track Arctic walrus populations from space

The walruses that live in the Atlantic portion of the Arctic Ocean and in Russia's Laptev Sea are elusive and mysterious. Their habitat is...
New research dates Viking trans-Atlantic voyages to 1,000 years ago

New research dates Viking trans-Atlantic voyages to 1,000 years ago

Long before Columbus crossed the Atlantic, eight timber-framed buildings covered in sod stood on a terrace above a peat bog and stream at the...
How melting polar ice has warped Earth’s crust

How melting polar ice has warped Earth’s crust

The melting of Earth's polar ice is incrementally warping the planet’s crust both vertically and horizontally, according to a new study in the Geophysical...
A new research effort focuses on Alaska’s sub-Arctic corals and sponges

A new research effort focuses on Alaska’s sub-Arctic corals and sponges

There is a hotbed of colorful corals in an ocean region that might seem unlikely — the cold waters of the southern Bering Sea...
Beaufort Sea polar bears are declining in a stair-step pattern

Beaufort Sea polar bears are declining in a stair-step pattern

In the vulnerable polar bear population of the Southern Beaufort Sea, a pattern is emerging — step-like periods of decline followed by longer periods...
A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching launch capability by next year

A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching...

Sweden’s Esrange Space Center has secured a multi-million-euro loan that keeps the Kiruna facility on track to meet its goal of launching small satellites...
A cloth sheet helped protect a Swedish glacier from global warming

A cloth sheet helped protect a Swedish glacier from global warming

 STOCKHOLM — A cloth sheet used to shield part of the Helags Glacier in northern Sweden over the summer saved at least 3.5 meters...