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October 21, 2019: Residents of Norilsk long felt isolated from their country’s turbulence. Then a mining company strung a fiber-optic cable across 600 miles of tundra.
October 16, 2019: Only days earlier, President Vladimir Putin has announced Russia would develop short and intermediate-range missiles.
October 16, 2019: Russia's Rosneft is looking to sell a 40% stake in one of its most ambitious Arctic endeavors: Project Vostok Oil. But it needs the Kremlin's help.
October 13, 2019: Several countries are launching claims to vast swathes of the Arctic seabed. But what does that mean for political and environmental stability in the region?
October 10, 2019: Two-thirds of North America's birds or hundreds of species — including almost all of Canada's Arctic and boreal birds — will be squeezed by shrinking habitats, putting some at risk of extinction, if climate change continues at its current pace, a new report predicts.
October 7, 2019: Scientists are unraveling the mystery of how the last mammoths died on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean just 4,000 years ago.
October 5, 2019: The Mosaic mission has picked the ice floe it will be frozen into for the next year, to learn more about global warming's effects on the Arctic. 
October 4, 2019: The research vessel is spearheading the biggest ever scientific expedition at the North Pole.
October 1, 2019: Come experience Canada’s lesser-known, often overlooked north, where you can choose your own epic adventurePicture Canada and you’ll envisage all the natural beauty of its wild parks, deep forests, glacial lakes and vibrant, multicultural cities. From coast to coast, the world’s second-largest country is a pla...
September 30, 2019: The Trump administration's analysis of the environmental impact of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) argues the project should go forward because, in part, there
September 30, 2019: THIS IS NOT THE CLIMATE CRISIS YOU’RE LOOKING FOR: The Trump administration, in its push for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, is arguing the project should go forward because there
September 29, 2019: Expert Steven Amstrup says ‘the longer the sea ice is gone from the productive zone the tougher it is on the bears’The loss of Arctic ice from glaciers, polar land and sea is declining faster than many scientists expected, as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report on oceans and the cryos...
September 27, 2019: How about adding a free flight to Reykjavik to your vacation? Or maybe a cosmopolitan retreat in Istanbul, or a few days in Helsinki? These airline stopover programs can make your jet-setting dreams a reality. After all, there's nothing better than two passport stamps for the price of one.
September 25, 2019: At Earth's poles, ice and snow is disappearing — and it's transforming our planet. 
September 24, 2019: A Russian navy boat embarked on a research expedition in the Artic Sea sunk Monday after being attacked by a female walrus who was defending her young, according to reports.
September 24, 2019: The amount of Arctic sea ice has reached its annual minimum -- a mere 1.6 million square miles.
September 23, 2019: After a year of extreme melt, Arctic sea ice ended up dropping to its second-lowest level on record — a mark only surpassed by melting in 2012. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced Monday that the Arctic's minimum sea ice extent for 2019 — meaning the lowest area of Arctic ocean covere...
September 20, 2019: Germany will embed its Polarstern research ship in sea-ice for a year-long study of the climate.
September 20, 2019: A group of scientists is embarking on a bold plan to better understand an extremely understudied part of the rapidly warming Arctic — the central Arctic Ocean.
September 20, 2019: Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen nations are preparing to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic – a year-long journey through the ice they hope will improve the scientific models that u...
September 20, 2019: Researchers from 19 countries will go on the most complex mission ever attempted in the central Arctic to get an up-close look at climate change.
September 20, 2019: The Mosaic expedition, a 55 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. 
September 16, 2019: An arctic wolf that escaped from a North Carolina conservation charity has resurfaced after two months without any sightings.
September 16, 2019: The scientists are hoping the expedition will raise our understanding of climate change to a new level
September 13, 2019: The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bearsThe Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades.The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ...