Nations Claim Large Overlapping Sections of Arctic Seafloor

The five coastal countries will have to rectify their science and their politics.

The Great Ocean Divide

More than two million square kilometers are being carved up, leaving little for the rest of the world.

A New Reality Up North

Climate change is dramatically altering life at the top of the planet.

Arctic Tensions Are Rising, but Cooperation Could Benefit Nations Most

Actions that seem provocative may actually be beneficial.

Nations Get Busy Inside the Arctic Circle

As ice retreats, countries are expanding military seaports, exploiting shipping lanes and exploring for oil and gas.