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April 17, 2019: Russia is eyeing the development of vast oil and gas resources locked beneath the Arctic Circle. The costly initiative is part of the Kremlin's plan to establish and control a North Sea Route (NSR) connecting shipping lanes between Europe and the Far East.
April 13, 2019: Ben Vidmar is an American chef and entrepreneur living in the wild Arctic desert of Svalbard, half-way between Norway and the North Pole. He has adopted a Permaculture concept to feed his family - and the whole community.
April 12, 2019: Moscow is moving to claim Arctic territory as barriers between Russia and North America melt. Yet still bitter temperatures pose an immediate threat to NATO troops defending icy waterways.
April 12, 2019: What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic
April 12, 2019: Researchers studied permafrost samples in the Yukon near the Dempster Highway and determined that temperatures in the Arctic today are almost two degrees warmer than at any time in the past 10,000 years.
April 10, 2019: No one should be annoyed when schoolkids start leaving class en masse or surprised that Green New Deal advocates call for dramatic overhaul of American society. We should be gratefulForget “early warning signs” and “canaries in coal mines” – we’re now well into the middle of the climate change era, with ...
April 9, 2019: The remote outpost, known as the Northern Clover, can have temperatures as low as 58 below zero, and activity there has several countries -- particularly Norway -- on notice.
April 9, 2019: Politicians in Norway have signaled a shift on their support for oil exploration in the Arctic, delivering a major blow to the country's powerful oil industry.The opposition Labor Party, the largest party in Norway's parliament and a...
April 8, 2019: Mysterious blue lights observed over Lapland at the weekend were revealed to be the result of a science experiment to study the solar wind, according to NASA.
April 8, 2019: The Canadian Coast Guard's aging fleet is resulting reduced search-and-rescue coverage, disruptions to ferry service, cancelled resupply runs to Arctic and coastal communities and nearly million in lost navigational buoys.
April 8, 2019: Rising air temperatures are responsible for driving the dramatic systematic changes in the Arctic, according to a new study.
April 6, 2019: An MP who has been looking into the militarization of the North warns that if Canada doesn't act now, it could slowly lose its grip on the Arctic.
April 5, 2019: When Yuri Kozyrev travelled east and Kadir van Lohuizen headed west across the Arctic Circle to meet in the Bering Strait, their aim was to explore what could happen to the planet as sea ice melts and eventually disappears altogether. They were awarded the Carmignac Photojournalism Award for their workExhibition at ...
April 5, 2019: Russia has made reaffirming its presence in the Arctic a top goal. Recently, the military allowed journalists a rare look into one of its Arctic military outposts, located on Kotelny Island.
April 3, 2019: Just 20 percent of the ice formed in the sea ice nurseries in the shallow, marginal seas along Russia's northern coast are reaching the Central Arctic.
April 2, 2019: The findings of a test well drilled in Alaska three decades ago have been a closely guarded secret. We found answers in a Cleveland courthouse.
April 2, 2019: As the Arctic warms, sea ice born near Russia is failing to reach the open ocean.
April 2, 2019: New research finds that new Arctic sea ice now usually melts near the coast instead of traveling through the open Arctic Ocean.
April 2, 2019: The landslides have released greenhouse gases by thawing and exposing organic materials which then rot. 
April 2, 2019: Happy early spring. This is the time of year that Arctic sea ice reaches its greatest size, freezing over the vast northern ocean. But in 2019, this ice cover — called the maximum ice extent — is meager, particularly in the usually ice-clad Bering Sea.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...
April 1, 2019: The Cretaceous Arctic may have been home to a diversity of dinosaurs.
April 1, 2019: Despite the harsh conditions seen today, duck-billed dinosaurs roved the Arctic 69-million-years-ago, according to a new study.
March 31, 2019: The president exceeded
March 31, 2019: Parks Canada may be in a race against time to research the HMS Erebus as bad weather damages the wreck lying in shallow Arctic waters. Meanwhile, poor ice conditions are preventing divers from exploring, mapping and retrieving precious artifacts from explorer John Franklin's ship.
March 30, 2019: A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas leasing.