Eye on the Arctic

Scientists studying Arctic sea-ice retreat have discovered surprising impacts on microscopic aquatic organisms, suggesting potential ecosystem changes in the coming decades.
September 06, 2023
Norway remains committed to restarting the work of the Arctic Council, with a focus on reactivating its expert teams, according to the forum’s Senior Arctic Officials chair.
September 06, 2023
Last week was the hottest on record according to preliminary data, says the World Meteorological Organization.
July 11, 2023
The U.S. will establish a diplomatic post in the Arctic Norwegian city of Tromsø, something that will “deepen [U.S.] engagement in the High North,” U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Thursday.
June 02, 2023
There are thousands of contaminated sites in the Arctic, and as permafrost thaws, increased pollutants from these areas could be released, says a recent study.
April 09, 2023
TORONTO — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year upended almost 30 years of Arctic cooperation, but it’s also brought northern allies even closer together, a group of diplomats from the world’s circumpolar countries told a Canadian conference on Wednesday.
February 23, 2023
Rising greenhouse gas concentrations and accumulated heat have contributed to the the past eight years being the warmest ever recorded, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday.
January 13, 2023
Canada filed an addendum on Monday to extend its continental shelf in the Arctic, increasing significantly its overlaps with claims by Russia.
December 23, 2022
Higher air temperatures and lower sea ice cover continue to transform the Arctic, says the Arctic Report Card 2022 released on Tuesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States.
December 15, 2022