What is beyond the ice? A glimpse into fascinating Arctic marine wildlife

What is beyond the ice? A glimpse into fascinating Arctic marine...

If we want to protect nature, we have to know it first. Little known to most people, the Arctic Ocean and its seas are teeming...
Arctic sea ice is on pace for a new record-low winter maximum

Arctic sea ice is on pace for a new record-low winter...

Arctic sea ice, nearing the time of year when it reaching its peak freeze, is at the lowest winter extent in the satellite record,...
A warming Arctic means mussels are moving northward along Greenland’s coast

A warming Arctic means mussels are moving northward along Greenland’s coast

A warming Arctic means a changing Arctic, and scientists are racing to figure out exactly what that will look like. Researchers have strapped cameras to polar bears or warmed small...
Scientists capture ancient Greenland sharks on camera

Scientists capture ancient Greenland sharks on camera

The Greenland shark is one of the world’s largest marine species, reaching lengths over six meters. And yet these fish, which prefer the deep,...
Trudeau’s budget looks after science, giving Arctic researchers hope

Trudeau’s budget looks after science, giving Arctic researchers hope

Canada’s federal government released a budget on Tuesday that offers science a big boost, but there are few clues as to how Arctic research...
Unusually warm temperatures are lingering in much of the Arctic, alarming scientists

Unusually warm temperatures are lingering in much of the Arctic, alarming...

Last week’s warm Arctic temperatures have lasted into early this week, leaving scientists stunned. On Tuesday, parts of the Arctic were more than 20 degrees...
Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in sea ice

Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in...

As the Arctic warms, ships transporting oil to and from the region are poised to become more common. And more ships means a higher...
Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Jennifer Provencher’s Instagram feed is flooded with images of snowy glacier-shaped landscapes, small propeller planes, seal skins and seabird eggs. A postdoctoral fellow at...
Arctic continues to experience warmer-than-average temperatures

Arctic continues to experience warmer-than-average temperatures

Warm January temperatures are lasting into February in some Arctic locations. On Monday and Tuesday, Cape Morris Jesup in Greenland recorded temperatures above freezing —and...
Arctic sea ice algae need less light to grow than researchers thought. Here’s why that matters

Arctic sea ice algae need less light to grow than researchers...

Large-massed animals like polar bears and walruses might attract much of the news coverage in the Arctic. But smaller players like sea algae also...