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NOAA's Arctic Report Card warns that climate change is transforming the Arctic. These photos show its dire effects on the region so far this decade.
A new Italian yacht concept is designed to look like a killer whale and can handle Arctic exploration — and it highlights one of the biggest tre...
A new 213-foot, orca-inspired vessel concept by Rosetti Superyachts showcases the luxury sector's move toward arctic exploration.
Greenland’s ice is melting 7 times faster than it did in the early 90s — suggesting scientists’ worst-case predictions may come true...
As our planet and its oceans warm, the polar ice sheets are melting at accelerated rates. Greenland's average yearly ice loss is 262 billion tons.
The US Navy sent this officer to sail the Arctic with the Canadians — here’s what he learned about this unforgiving environment
The Arctic is cold, remote and not well charted. The US Navy sent an officer to the high north to learn how to deal with these challenges.
Bomber task force deployments train US aircrews while reassuring partners and deterring foes, including into Arctic skies as these images reveal.
A virus from the measles family is spreading because of melting ice. It kills seals and otters by the thousands.
Phocine distemper virus has killed thousands of Atlantic seals. New ocean water passageways likely allowed the virus to spread to the Pacific.
Russia is finding new islands in the Arctic, while the US is still trying to figure out how to get up there
Russia already has the world's longest Arctic coastline, and five newly discovered islands give it even more territory to work with.
An engineer has devised a way to stop Arctic ice from melting by scattering millions of tiny glass beads to reflect sunlight away
The Arctic is melting faster than ever. One nonprofit wants to blanket parts of glaciers in glass beads to reflect sunlight and slow the thaw.
There’s a new round of tensions between the US, NATO, and Russia, and that means there’s a new battle brewing in the Atlantic
With a new period of competition between the US and its NATO allies and a resurgent Russia, the North Atlantic is once again a battleground.
A landing craft carrying researchers ashore from a Russian navy tugboat was attacked and apparently sunk by walruses during an Arctic expedition.