Food insecurity is an issue felt particularly acutely by Inuit across Northern Canada. Culturally appropriate food systems may be the solution.
Thawing permafrost in the far north is an inviting prospect for invertebrate burrowers.
The accumulation of synthetic pollutants found in the blubber of killer whales is impacting the marine mammals’ health. Urgent action is needed to tackle the issue.
Like humans, seabirds seem less likely to part ways when they have relationships built on similar personalities.
While a seemingly remote and unfamiliar landscape, the Arctic shares many surprising similarities with contemporary Canadian cityscapes.
Comparison of modern and archaeological polar bears indicates that four millennia of food web stability has been disrupted by modern climate change.
The soil was extracted during the Cold War from beneath one of the U.S military’s most unusual bases, then forgotten for decades.
Large stretches of the Arctic are carbon-rich peat bogs. As the region warms and dries, lightning strikes can spark underground fires that can burn for years.
To fully understand the extent of climate-related dangers the Arctic – and our planet – is facing, we must focus on organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye.
Why we need to pay more attention to these minute flowers and how they survive in some of the harshest places in the world.
Arctic sea ice algae contaminated with microplastics have serious consequences for ecosystems and the climate.
Indigenous women are using sustainable tourism to overcome generational challenges and as an entrepreneurial means of generating income.
A Steller’s sea eagle, native to the Asian Arctic, has traveled across North America since 2021. A scholar questions whether the bird is lost – and how well humans really understand animals’ actions.
In the years since the Supreme Court rejected Kivalina’s appeal on May 20, 2013, the community’s search and rescue team has faced increasing climate disasters: ‘We just can’t adapt this fast.’
By analyzing small samples of killer whale fat, scientists can learn about the diets of different killer whale populations. This has implications for our understanding of changing ecosystems.
Russia has vast natural resources and is involved in many conservation efforts. Its diplomatic isolation as a result of the war in Ukraine is making it harder to protect many wild species and places.
Atmospheric rivers can melt fragile new sea ice. When these storms arrive in waves, the sea ice doesn’t have a chance to recover.
Close relatives of primates adapted to life in the High Arctic 52 million years ago – this may offer insight into future changes in the Arctic.
NORAD is having a moment in the wake of growing tensions between the United States, China and Russia. Will it last?
The annual report is also a reminder that what happens in the Arctic affects the rest of the world.