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These photos show just how much global warming has devastated the Arctic in the 2010s.

29 photos show how climate change has ravaged the Arctic in the past decade

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 rendering of the superyacht shows a color palette and shape that mimics that of a killer whale, down to a dorsal fin.

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.
Ice melt forms gushing white water in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland on August 1, 2019.

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.
A US Navy warship sailing in the 2nd Fleet area of operations.

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.
A US Air Force B-52 in formation with Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters over the North Sea, October 28, 2019.

4 US B-52 bombers just got back from a month flying all around Europe — here’s what they were up to

Bomber task force deployments train US aircrews while reassuring partners and deterring foes, including into Arctic skies as these images reveal.
A harbor seal swims in Morro Bay, California, March 28, 2007.

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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Russian officials, including Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, upon arrival at the remote Arctic islands of Franz Josef Land, Russia, March 29, 2017.

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.
Leslie Field at the Ice911 Arctic test site in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.

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.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham hits heavy seas in the Atlantic Ocean, December 18, 2018.

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.
Walruses rest on an ice floe off Wrangel Island, part of the Wrangel Island State Nature Reserve in the Arctic Ocean.

A Russian navy boat was attacked and sunk by a walrus in the Arctic

A landing craft carrying researchers ashore from a Russian navy tugboat was attacked and apparently sunk by walruses during an Arctic expedition.