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Arctic Exploration

U.S. Navy Eyes Greater Presence In Arctic

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2014 | Green

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is mapping out how to expand its presence in the Arctic beginning about ...

The Beginnings of Arctic Science

Roger M. McCoy | Posted 08.08.2012 | Science
Roger M. McCoy

Imagine sailing to the Canadian Arctic in 1819. There were only three surveyed points, hundreds of miles apart, defining the entire north coast of North America. In the 1820s the map of the Arctic was almost blank.

PHOTOS: Exploring Greenland's Supraglacial Lakes

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

From the International League of Conservation Photographers: What do you think of when you hear the word "scientist" -- white-bearded men scribblin...

The Arctic and Responsible Adaptation to Climate Change

Ryan Schuchard | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Ryan Schuchard

Our growing exploitation of the Arctic represents a first chapter in the world's efforts to adapt to climate change, and we need to start having serious conversations about what just and responsible business looks like.

Russian President Talks Tough Over Control Of Arctic Sea

AP | By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that Russia must invest more in the Arctic amid tough competition from other nations for the region's ...