The drought has had damaging economic and ecological impacts.
An art therapy project in an Alaska Native village helps teens talk about suicide in their community.
As hunting grows hazardous, Arctic community centers provide meals of whale and seal.
A less icy Arctic will be an economic boon for some, but marine wildlife experts are focused on the increased risks more ships will pose to certain polar species.
Through a cycle of eight plays, Canadian playwright Chantal Bilodeau explores the inner lives of the Arctic's inhabitants during a time of dramatic change.
Even smaller fishing boats are venturing deeper into the Arctic, an analysis finds.
Svend Erik had not intended to spend the last 37-odd years of his life permanently in Qaanaaq, stewarding critical data through decades of changes in computing and communications technologies, but he had fallen in love.
This year's thinner, slushier ice is more vulnerable than the past's thick, multi-year ice, and it melts out rapidly during a spike in temperature or intense cyclonic activity.
Updates to stories from the Pacific Standard archive.
Two writers with roots in Alaska talk landscape, identity, survival, and the problem with the term alpha male.
As warmer summers melt the Arctic, Pacific walruses have to work a lot harder to reach their seafloor feasts.
A should-do list for the president's three-day trip to Alaska.
The best books about the Northern wilderness and our place in it.