A Washington state family opens an oyster hatchery in Hawaii to escape lethal waters.
Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.
The Russians liberated Kirkenes at the end of World War II when Norway was occupied by Germany—and the town will never forget who came to their rescue.
Exploring the origins of stereotypes about Eskimo life.
In the far north of Norway lies the harbor town of Kirkenes, a gateway to Russia and the frozen seas of the Arctic. Shipping magnate Felix Tschudi is staking his claim to a new Maritime Express.
Residents of Teriberka, in Russia's far north, are weary of empty buildings and empty promises.
The Eskimos of Alaska and Russia share common heritage, customs and family ties—and thanks to new U.S./Russia initiatives are beginning to venture across the narrow Bering Strait.
Residents of Baker Lake, in Canada's far north Nunavut Territory, gear up to cast blank ballots on whether to allow French mining conglomerate Areva to dig for uranium.
Writer Erik Vance discusses the Seri people and their struggle to maintain control over their fishing grounds.
In Qaqortoq, a small town in Greenland, the common view is that global warming is the best thing to have ever happened to the region.
The Upper Gulf of the Sea of Cortez, like the ancient mariner, suffers from an albatross around its neck. But this albatross swims unseen in its murky depths.
Grimmstadr, in the northeast of Iceland, has only nine residents, but the region has become the center of controversy due to a Chinese billionaire's interest in the area.