Arctic

Trump Administration Issues Last-Minute Blows to the Arctic

Trump Administration Issues Last-Minute Blows to the Arctic

The Trump administration is trampling on the Arctic on its way out. On Wednesday, the Bureau of Land Management will auction off the drilling rights for plots on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain on its eastern North Slope, an area currently untouched by developers. The move will encourage…

The Old Arctic Is Gone

The Old Arctic Is Gone

Scientists have spent the past 15 years pulling together data about the Arctic into an annual report card. What’s become clear in the 15 iterations of the report is nothing will be the same for centuries to come, and the shifts are happening faster than anticipated.