Old Sailor Logs Show How Frighteningly Fast the Arctic Is Losing Ice
Using records from early 20th century ships, researchers are peering into the Arctic’s past to understand the present.
Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time
Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
The Arctic Is on Fire, and It Might Be Creating a Vicious Climate 'Feedback Loop'
The worst Arctic wildfire season in recent history is releasing unprecedented emissions that feed into climate change, creating the conditions for more fires.
This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die
There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
How the Black Plague Left Traces in Arctic Ice
Charlemagne’s iconic silver currency increased industrial lead pollution, while the Black Death caused it to plummet.
'Unprecedented' Wildfires Burned Across the Arctic Circle In June
More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning.
The U.S. Military Wants to Build a Strategic Port in the Melting Arctic
A military spending bill has asked for a brand new Arctic port to face "future great power competition."
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
'Arctic' Is the Latest in a Long Line of Horrifying Survivalist Flicks
Nature remains undefeated.
Looking for Aliens in the Arctic and Antarctic
With UFO sightings and temperatures on the rise, an artist discovers why the cold poles are hotspots for extraterrestrial life.
Himali Singh Soin
Mads Mikkelsen Starved Himself to Exhaustion for His Latest Role
"The conditions were our biggest enemy but also our biggest friend," he says of Joe Penna's 'Arctic,' which just made its Cannes debut.
Scramble for the Arctic
Canada welcomes China’s plan to build a “Polar Silk Road” in the Arctic
Climate change means new access to resources and shipping routes as analysts downplay risk of geopolitical confrontation