A new study shows that polar bears require more food than previously thought. The scientists used collars that tracked bears' movements and metabolic rates.
By Anthony Pagano, The Conversation
A Finnish icebreaker has completed the Northwest Sea passage, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the Arctic. The trip, from Vancouver to Greenland’s capital city Nuuk, took 24 days -- a new record, in part because climate change…
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
A crucial water source for northern ecosystems -- arctic river icings -- are slowly melting away with each successive year.
By Dave Berndtson
By Lee Billings, Scientific American
President-elect Donald Trump’s next target in his political denial of human-driven global warming and climate change might be NASA’s $2-billion annual budget for Earth science.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A five-year offshore drilling plan announced on Friday blocks planned sale of new oil and gas drilling rights in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in the Arctic…
The White House called for faster construction of massive ocean icebreakers in a bid to catch up to Russia's Arctic fleet. That comes during President Obama's visit to Alaska, where he is appealing for action on global warming, while also…
President Obama makes a historic trip to Alaska this week, during which he’ll attend a meeting of the Arctic Council to stress the importance for action on climate change and meet with Native Alaskans whose lives have been affected by…
By Larisa Epatko
On Monday, the United States hosts the leaders of 20 nations at a conference on critical issues facing the Arctic. One topic at the conference in Anchorage, Alaska, is the potential for overfishing in the central Arctic Ocean.
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