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Killing of a Young Woman Grips Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A nation where killings are rare was transfixed by the mystery of a young woman’s disappearance and shaken when her body turned up on a beach.
Cold Tolerance Among Inuit May Come From Extinct Human Relatives Click Here to Open in a New Window
Gene variants that might give Inuit in Greenland more heat-generating fat matches up with DNA found in Denisovans, an extinct group of ancient humans.
Canada and Denmark Fight Over Island With Whisky and Schnapps Click Here to Open in a New Window
A spirited dispute has lasted since 1984, with one side leaving a bottle of liquor on Hans Island that is later replaced by the other side with its own bottle.
Remembering Gordon Hamilton – An Edge-Pushing Prober of Eroding Ice Click Here to Open in a New Window
The death of a prominent glaciologist in Antarctica illustrates how edge-pushing science sometimes poses existential risks.
World’s Oldest Fossils Found in Greenland Click Here to Open in a New Window
The find, thought to be layers of sediment packed together by microbial communities living in shallow water, could alter our understanding of how life evolved.
How a North Pole Chat with Readers Led to an Online Sustainability Quest Click Here to Open in a New Window
How a reader Q&A during a reporting trip to the North Pole sea ice started a journalist’s journey into online inquiry on climate change and other “wicked” problems.
1941: Roosevelt Takes Steps to Head Off Hitler Click Here to Open in a New Window
From the International Herald Tribune archives: Greenland is placed under the protection of the United States in 1941.
Greenland’s Endless (for Now) Landscape Click Here to Open in a New Window
The seemingly endless and frozen landscapes around Greenland’s indigenous villages are vanishing and with them, a way of life.
In Wild Winter, Warm North Pole Storm Chills U.S. Forecast as Flooding Threatens Levees Click Here to Open in a New Window
A look at global factors shaping violent winter weather and local factors raising flooding risks.
Climate Research at the End of the World Click Here to Open in a New Window
Scientists mine Greenland’s icy environment for data to understand how climate change will alter the rest of the globe.





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