Laval University and QIA team up on new north Baffin research stations

Laval University and QIA team up on new north Baffin research...

Pond Inlet and Qikiqtarjuaq soon will be home to new, year-round scientific research stations. That’s thanks to a $17.5-million grant from the Canada Foundation for...
Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will be complicated

Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will...

During the four years of the Trump administration, U.S. involvement in the Arctic Council was largely defined — at least in public — by...
How Arctic sea ducks develop herd immunity from avian cholera

How Arctic sea ducks develop herd immunity from avian cholera

  Herd immunity, when a threshold proportion of a population becomes immune to a disease-causing organism, reducing or stopping further transmission, is very much in...
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...
Alaska thunderstorms could triple if climate trends continue, scientists warn

Alaska thunderstorms could triple if climate trends continue, scientists warn

ANCHORAGE — Alaska may need to brace for more thunderstorms — along with the landslides, floods and wildfires they can bring — if current...
A new 3D model bolsters the case that climate change is causing mysterious Siberia craters

A new 3D model bolsters the case that climate change is...

A 3D model of a massive 30-meter-deep crater on the Siberian tundra supports scientists previous suspicion that climate change is behind the explosions that...
A changing Bering Sea is influencing weather far to the south, scientists say

A changing Bering Sea is influencing weather far to the south,...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
Teeth from Siberian mammoths yield oldest DNA ever recovered

Teeth from Siberian mammoths yield oldest DNA ever recovered

WASHINGTON — Scientists have recovered the oldest DNA on record, extracting it from the molars of mammoths that roamed northeastern Siberia up to 1.2...
In the Aleutians, climate change and ocean acidification impacts add to legacies of past exploitation

In the Aleutians, climate change and ocean acidification impacts add to...

  The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
What old caribou antlers in Alaska’s Arctic refuge can tell researchers about historic migrations

What old caribou antlers in Alaska’s Arctic refuge can tell researchers...

The Gwich’in people of northwestern Alaska and northeastern Canada have a traditional name for the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: “Iizhik...