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January 18, 2020: Melting ice means ships are plowing along polar lanes, so Rune Rafaelsen wants Chinese investors to help turn the small town of Kirkenes into a major logistics hub. But doubters abound.
January 16, 2020: The onboard expedition program is designed to prepare guests for their onshore experiences, with more than 25 experts accompanying each journey.
January 16, 2020: The major storm that we have been talking about for days is here -- it hit the Pacific Northwest Wednesday with 1 to 2 feet of snow and wind gusts to more than 80 mph.
January 13, 2020: Sudden, blowing snowfall that pummelled much of British Columbia with snow and freezing wind on Sunday, knocking out power to thousands and wreaking havoc on city roads, isn't expected to return in similar fashion Monday — the province will instead be hammered with the
January 13, 2020: As some residents of the northwestern United States are digging out from heavy snow and facing travel delays due to wintry weather, forecasters say a parade of storms and plenty of Arctic air will keep the hits coming this week. The biggest storm of the bunch is slated to hit later this week, and it...
January 9, 2020: Items made from 28,000-year-old mammoth tusks among artefacts at British MuseumRare 28,000-year-old archaeological finds excavated from rapidly thawing ground in Siberia are to go on display for the first time at the British Museum as part of an exhibition on the history of the Arctic and its people.Sewing needles a...
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January 8, 2020: As the Arctic loses its sea ice, new research suggests permafrost is more likely to thaw and release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
January 7, 2020: The isolation and rough landscape of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada opens a world of adventure during the annual polar bear migration.
January 3, 2020: If banks destroy our homeland, they’ll have the Gwich’in Nation, and the millions of Americans who stand with us, to answer toLast fall, I traveled more than 4,000 miles from my home in Alaska to meet with major banks and urge them to help protect the Arctic national wildlife refuge from destructive oil drilling...
December 31, 2019: They shone in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and elsewhere in the Arctic over the past several days.
December 27, 2019: While the world focuses on shifting geopolitical dynamics, Russia has been quietly expanding its influence in a lesser-watched space.
December 26, 2019: Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has said one of his employees was kidnapped from his Moscow apartment and sent to a remote Arctic military base, amid a year-end crackdown ahead of Russian holidays.
December 25, 2019: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday that the forcible military conscription of one of his allies to a remote air base in the Arctic amounted to kidnapping and illegal imprisonment.
December 24, 2019: A key ally of Alexei A. Navalny, President Vladimir V. Putin’s most prominent opponent, was seized and swiftly drafted and shipped off to serve at a remote, frigid air defense base.
December 23, 2019: The ultimate guide to the best experiences you can enjoy with the animals of the Arctic. From reindeer sledding and husky safaris to snowmobiling with wolverines, here are the best ways to spend time with the native creatures of Finnish Lapland.
December 21, 2019: For the first time, scientists have witnessed the formation of a fast-flowing river of ice dumping into the ocean.
December 20, 2019: Our readers’ photo competition winner travelled to Greenland with small, specialist tour operator Wild Photography Holidays. His images reflect threatened landscapes and remote communities Continue reading...
December 17, 2019: In wake of the bank's decision, lobbyists from Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation are visiting Canadian banks this week.
December 16, 2019: US bank becomes the first to establish a no-go zone in the oil and gas sectorGoldman Sachs has ruled out future financing of oil drilling or exploration in the Arctic and said it would not invest in new thermal coal mines anywhere in the world.The new environmental policy, which was released by the US bank on Sunday...
December 16, 2019: Goldman Sachs became the first major U.S. bank to ban financing for new upstream oil drilling or exploration in the Arctic region.
December 15, 2019: Save it from the ravages of warming and we can save the planet.
December 13, 2019: Goods can only reach the communities by air or – when the Arctic Ocean thaws – by sea, making the free year-round shipping vitalIguptaq Autut, a comedian from Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut, knew he had truly arrived in the territory’s capital the day he walked out of the post office with an Amazon ...
December 12, 2019: Melting sea ice is prompting fevered dreams of ever-easier access, and a renewed jockeying among Arctic nations for status, profit and ownershipI could not keep my eyes off the graves, could not stop staring at them even as I walked away, turning repeatedly to look over my shoulder at them as I slogged my way across...
December 11, 2019: The NOAA's annual report shows the arctic is increasingly at risk. The report documents rising temperatures, vanishing sea ice and thawing permafrost. CBS News climate change and weather contributor Jeff Berardelli discuses the report's implications with Tanya Rivero on CBSN.