Climate change is making Arctic waters more accessible to vessels, raising the controversial prospect of industrial-scale fishing. Here's how world countries came together to protect the fragile Arctic ecosystem - for now.
"If you start fishing, you can destroy the ecosystem, or the balance of the organisms." This MOSAiC expedition scientist is mapping the hidden Arctic sea life
NASA's scientific visualisation study has updated its animation to show not only how Arctic sea ice has less surface; It is also getting thinner.
A massive iceberg that is five times the size of Malta has broken away from Antarctica.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a report with stark warnings on the current and future state of the oceans and cryosphere - the ice that covers planet Earth.
The MOSAiC expedition is a year-long project led by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute which aims to learn more about the weather processes in the Arctic.
Unprecedented wildfires, a record melt of the sea ice and some more extreme weather episodes have marked the 2019 summer season in the Arctic Circle. It was on a par or worse than the 2012 record melt and heat levels, showing that the North Pole is the frontline of the global climate crisis.
Just inside the Arctic Circle — stood on ice that is thousands of years old — David Holland has a first-hand view of what he sees as the beginning of the end of the world.
Micro-plastic pieces have been found in remote Arctic ice — the latest indication of how far pollution has spread across the planet.
On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (August 9), Euronews looks at the situation of Europe's indigenous communities, from Scandinavia's Samis to Greenland’s Inuits.
Environmental NGO Greenpeace is concerned that Russia's new floating nuclear plant could turn into a 'Chernobyl on ice".
More than 200 reindeer have been found dead on a Norwegian island in the Arctic Circle, with researches believing it could be down to climate change.
A young Arctic fox took just 76 days to make a transcontinental journey of 3,506 km across sea ice from Norway to northern Canada. The creature's journey has left the global scientific community stunned.
The polar bear was spotted in Norilsk, hundreds of kilometres away from its natural habitat while Copernicus has released images of wildfires in the Arctic Circle.
Danish climatoligist Steffen M. Olsen captured this photo of his dog sled apparently travelling on water last week, as temperatures rose 40 degrees Fahrenheit above average.
The Russian president wants to signal that Moscow remains a strategic competitor to Washington and has the ability to attack the U.S. mainland.
The quartet performed in temperatures of -12℃, which might sound cold but last month, the average temperature in the Arctic was 8℃ higher than normal, according to Greenpeace.
Diplomats from nations bordering the Arctic say the United States' refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Polar region, because of discrepancies over climate change wording.
Four activists from Greenpeace climbed onto a rig to protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic.
A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of kilometres away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted home.
Its natural habitat is the northern arctic region of Chukotka, which environmentalists say is being reduced by the impact of climate change.
The country has the largest share of Arctic territory, but only 5% of those who visit are Russian. Tours are still extremely expensive, ranging from €8,250 up to €27,500.
We went on an extreme expedition to one of the northernmost corners of Europe to find some answers.
A new exhibition looks at the new sea routes, militarization, impact of the increase in tourism, and the mining, oil and gas industries in the region.
Man-made climate change and a natural shift in ocean surface temperatures in the Pacific are behind the acceleration.
As debates over policy and science continue, the climate is heating up. A new study just released by NASA and NOAA has identified that the last five years have been the five hottest years on record, with 2018 coming in fourth. It's a stark picture of a world warming at an alarming rate.