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Norway greenlights a copper mine with tailings to be dumped in Arctic fjord

Norway greenlights a copper mine with tailings to be dumped in...

Despite protests from the Indigenous Sami people, local fishermen and environmental groups, Norway's government has approved a controversial copper mining project on the edge...

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A new legal agreement sets a timeline for protecting ice-seal habitat in Alaska

A new legal agreement sets a timeline for protecting ice-seal habitat in Alaska

The federal government will submit a proposal within a year for designated critical habitat to protect ice-dependent Alaska seals threatened by Arctic climate change,...
A sudden sin-tax increase has sparked protests in Nuuk

A sudden sin-tax increase has sparked protests in Nuuk

Protesters in Nuuk and Copenhagen have called for Greenland's government, Naalakkersuisut, to step down over sudden increases in excises taxes on a wide range of...
Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history in Alaska

Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history in Alaska

The U.S. Air Force’s F-35 may be the most expensive weapons system ever built, but space inside the new fighter is at a premium,...
China is mixing military and science in its Arctic push, says a new Danish intelligence report

China is mixing military and science in its Arctic push, says a new Danish...

COPENHAGEN — China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on...
A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to spur resource development

A new Trump directive calls for more Arctic Ocean mapping to spur resource development

A new presidential memorandum calls for better mapping of Arctic and sub-Arctic waters off Alaska to aid mineral extraction and other commercial activities in...