Russia’s Sergei Lavrov claimed this week that “this is our land and our waters” as NATO allies boost military activity
Bowhead whales are an important food for Alaska Natives, and the increased presence of killer whales could affect hunting, experts say.
“People assume that we’re entering this new Arctic, when in reality we have faced adversity for thousands of years. We’ve always been able to adapt and be resilient."
On the North Slope, a new oil boom is on the horizon even as climate change arrives and greenhouse gas emissions climb.
As sea ice recedes, coastal communities are more at risk for the damaging effects of wind.
The consequences will be felt far outside the Arctic in the form of altered weather patterns, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and rising sea levels, according to a major new federal assessment of the region released Tuesday.
The tag appears to be a reference to a famous Soviet tank introduced during World War II.
Seafloor microbes might be a key ingredient for Arctic cloud formation.
A climate specialist anticipates storms in February and March disrupting thin ice and impacting coastal communities as in the past two years.
Cruise ship visits are becoming the new normal in Unalaska, a proudly isolated Aleutian fishing community reckoning with what it means to be Alaska’s newest cruise destination.
Marine vessels of all sizes transiting through the Arctic Ocean this season, some starting from Nome, have a couple of options for ice-free routes.
The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland.
Alaska Native and environmental groups say the U.S. Interior Department has withheld information on the sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Nowhere on Earth is warming as fast as the Arctic. Scientists will spend a year trapped in sea ice to understand what that means for the world.
The administration initially objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said.
The rate of ice loss from Greenland has grown by a factor of six since the 1980s, scientists found. Half of the resulting sea level rise has occurred in just the last eight years.
The Coast Guard currently has only two surface ships capable of sailing in icy parts of the Arctic, and the Navy has none.
Researchers at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union again sounded the alarm for a quiet place — the top of the world.
Last winter’s ‘remarkable’ shortage of ice in the Bering Sea added to the warming that is a factor in the blooms, scientists said.
The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice. If this thinning trend continues, scientists fear an added boost to global warming.