The Barents Observer keeps a close watch on the Russian Arctic because it’s part of the neighborhood, and because there’s a lot at stake there, for Russians and the rest of us.
After centuries on the margins, the Indigenous Sámi of the Arctic regions of Scandinavia are starting to reassert their cultural identity. And they say the world can't solve the climate crisis without perspectives like theirs.
What do you do when a shifting climate upsets thousands of years of tradition—but so do some of the climate solutions? A look at a Sámi reindeer herding family in northern Norway.
Everyone's heard of Vikings—their daring North Atlantic voyages, their mysterious runes. But there's another ancient culture in Arctic Scandinavia that's much older, and just as fascinating—the Sámi.
Southern aquatic species are flooding into the far north.
Is there a link between the vanishing Arctic sea ice and extreme weather? In part two of a two-part series, Eli Kintisch explores the effects of climate change in the Arctic.
Light is flooding into the Arctic. There will be winners and losers. Vox's Eli Kintisch joined a scientific expedition to investigate.
Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help address climate change — a big wind farm, being built right through their herding grounds.
The Global Seed Vault deep in the Arctic Circle aims to protect crop biodiversity, particularly in light of climate change. But climate change is creating threats for the vault and the Arctic.
Deep in the bowels of an icy mountain on an island above the Arctic Circle between Norway and the North Pole lies a resource of vital importance for the future of humankind.
An inside at look at how Bastøy Prison implements a deep-rooted philosophy of human ecology within all aspects of the prison environment.
An inmate reflects on how music has shaped his experience at Bastøy Prison.
As the ice vanishes, will the Arctic die? Aboard the Norwegian research vessel Helmer Hanssen, Eli Kintisch explores the mystical Arctic ocean during Polar Night, and finds surprising answers.
Pulitzer Center student fellow Britton Nagy from High Point University takes a look at Norway's rehabilitation-focused prison system and finds that low security brings high benefits.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
This week: exploring the changing Arctic ecosystem, reflecting on how youth and the media can support the movement against gun violence, and screening a student documentary on identity.
This week: How global warming is thawing the arctic, children in a Peruvian mining town are suffering negative health effects, and in Kenya refugee children from 19 countries live together.
A look at school lunches around the world compared to those in the U.S.
On mothers Day in Norway the NGO Congo Women projected a video including images by Marcus Bleasdale onto the facade of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.
Students will learn about how climate change impacts the Arctic Ocean. They will also explore how scientific information is communicated to the public.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.