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What in the World: Canada and Denmark Fight Over Island With Whisky and Schnapps

What in the World: Canada and Denmark Fight Over Island With Whisky and Schnapps

A Canadian flag raising on Hans Island in 2005, left, and a Danish flag raising in 2002.
Trilobites: Cold Tolerance Among Inuit May Come From Extinct Human Relatives

Trilobites: Cold Tolerance Among Inuit May Come From Extinct Human Relatives

Teenage inuit girls practice traditional dances in a village hall in Greenland. A new study identifies gene variants in Inuit who live in Greenland, which may help them adapt to the cold by promoting
Killing of a Young Woman Grips Iceland

Killing of a Young Woman Grips Iceland

The disappearance of Birna Brjansdottir dominated news bulletins across Iceland and about 775 rescue workers volunteered to search for her.
NASA photographs huge new fissure opening in Greenland glacier

NASA photographs huge new fissure opening in Greenland glacier

Scientists recently detected a new crack forming in one of the world's largest glaciers, the Petermann Glacier in Greenland. Now, NASA has captured the first aerial images of the fissure, and the news
Letter 18: Myth and Reality in the Outback

Letter 18: Myth and Reality in the Outback

Daisy Ward, Warakurna, Western Australia: “It’s like we are invisible but we are the desert people.”
Algae, thrilled about a warming climate, is making Greenland melt faster

Algae, thrilled about a warming climate, is making Greenland melt faster

Arctic algae are one life form for whom climate change is great news. They thrive in warmer temperatures, and are flourishing beyond old boundaries as…
NASA Is Flying Over Greenland to Predict the Future of Our Coastlines

NASA Is Flying Over Greenland to Predict the Future of Our Coastlines

If we don’t pump the brakes on climate change, all of Greenland could eventually melt, adding about 24 feet to global sea levels. Add in the West Antarctic ice sheet, and we’re looking at a total of

Op-Docs: Arctic Boyhood

Coming of age on the Greenland tundra.

Op-Ed Contributor: Hot Times in the Arctic

As temperatures turned unusually warm, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean reached new lows, offering a warning for the future.
Billion-dollar polar engineering ‘needed to slow melting glaciers’

Billion-dollar polar engineering ‘needed to slow melting glaciers’

Underwater sea walls and artificial islands among projects urgently required to avoid devastation of global flooding, say scientistsScientists have outlined plans to build a series of mammoth
Trilobites: The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

Trilobites: The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

A depiction of Erik the Red arriving at Greenland in the 10th century. Researchers theorize that crystals called sunstones aided Viking navigation, even in overcast weather.
Mysterious sunstones in medieval Viking texts could really have worked

Mysterious sunstones in medieval Viking texts could really have worked

A new study says Vikings could have used these stones to navigate to Greenland.
Trilobites: The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

Trilobites: The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

A depiction of Erik the Red arriving at Greenland in the 10th century. Researchers theorize that crystals called sunstones aided Viking navigation, even in overcast weather.
Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

How close the world is to a catastrophic collapse of giant ocean currents is unknown, making halting global warming more critical than ever, scientists saySerious disruption to the Gulf Stream ocean
Peary Land, The Land of Extremities

Peary Land, The Land of Extremities

The northern tip of Greenland, despite being situated a little over 700 km from the north pole, is entirely ice free and has been for the last 8,000 years since the glaciers retreated. It is the most
Chris Evans Is Starring in Neill Blomkamp's Next Film, the Disaster Movie Greenland

Chris Evans Is Starring in Neill Blomkamp's Next Film, the Disaster Movie Greenland

Chris Evans, the actor known for turning Captain America into a wholesome, beautiful movie boy, is joining Neill Blomkamp to lead his next project, it was revealed today at the Cannes Film Market.Read
Chris Evans Teaming up with Director Neill Blomkamp for Disaster Thriller ‘Greenland’

Chris Evans Teaming up with Director Neill Blomkamp for Disaster Thriller ‘Greenland’

Captain America may not have had much to do in Avengers: Infinity War, but Chris Evans is lining up a starring role of a different sort. It was announced today that the actor will lead a new disaster
Chris Evans Is Starring in Neill Blomkamp's Next Film, the Disaster Movie Greenland

Chris Evans Is Starring in Neill Blomkamp's Next Film, the Disaster Movie Greenland

Chris Evans, the actor known for turning Captain America into a wholesome, beautiful movie boy, is joining Neill Blomkamp to lead his next project, it was revealed today at the Cannes Film Market.Read

Watch this landscape photographer's video tour of Greenland

Daniel Kordan is a great photographer who travels to distant lands for stunning astrophotographs among other. Some of his stills are below, but his video of a trip to Greenland has his same eye for
An Ice Core Reveals the Economic Health of the Roman Empire

An Ice Core Reveals the Economic Health of the Roman Empire

An ice core sample from Greenland being melted for study. Such cores have long been used to track climate change, but scientists have now found that lead emissions trapped in the ice can tell a story