Eye on the Arctic

A new atlas exploring everything about permafrost has been published this month, something those behind the project hope will give readers a fresh understanding on the changes occuring in the Arctic.
October 28, 2023
With multiple northern nations experiencing a surge in wildfires in recent years, Norway has introduced a Wildland Fires Initiative as part of its Arctic Council chairship.
October 22, 2023
A new study out of Canada has revealed a link between climate change and polar bear lactation and raising future questions about the long-term impacts on cubs.
October 15, 2023
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