Two Indigenous-led studies in Alaska hint at how future low sea ice seasons could affect Arctic communities

Two Indigenous-led studies in Alaska hint at how future low sea...

When sea ice failed to cover Alaska's Kotzebue Sound for the first winters in recent memory, the people who live in the area raised...
Biden appoints new U.S. Arctic research, leadership officials in science-based approach

Biden appoints new U.S. Arctic research, leadership officials in science-based approach

The White House on Friday announced several key new Arctic appointments, including five new research commissioners and two new leaders of a revived leadership...
2 NASA scientists explain what’s driving overall Arctic sea ice decline

2 NASA scientists explain what’s driving overall Arctic sea ice decline

September marks the end of the summer sea ice melt season and the Arctic sea ice minimum, when sea ice over the Northern Hemisphere...
A cool summer sees Arctic sea ice reach its 12th-lowest minimum extent on record

A cool summer sees Arctic sea ice reach its 12th-lowest minimum...

After a relatively cool and cloudy summer that slowed melt in some areas, Arctic sea ice has likely begun its winter freeze, the National...
Fossil fjords in Africa hold clues to how the Arctic could look in a distant future

Fossil fjords in Africa hold clues to how the Arctic could...

Unless you are Namibian, the image above may, at first glance, appear to be yet another satellite image of a fjord-cracked northern coastline —...
Do the northern lights make sounds that you can hear?

Do the northern lights make sounds that you can hear?

It’s a question that has puzzled observers for centuries: Do the fantastic green and crimson light displays of the aurora borealis produce any discernible...
As it approaches its yearly minimum, Arctic sea ice extent is slightly greater than recent ultra-low years

As it approaches its yearly minimum, Arctic sea ice extent is...

Arctic sea ice usually reaches its lowest extent for the year in September, and this year, it appears increasingly likely that impending will be...
Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists are racing to collect ice cores — along with long-frozen records they hold of climate cycles — as global warming melts glaciers and...
US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian forces conducted a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in the Arctic on Monday. The Canadian Coast Guard and Canadian Rangers...
World’s largest plant capturing carbon from air starts in Iceland

World’s largest plant capturing carbon from air starts in Iceland

COPENHAGEN — The world's largest plant that sucks carbon dioxide directly from the air and deposits it underground was due to start operating on...