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Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Thawing permafrost is triggering thousands of landslides across the Arctic

Early spring temperatures in the town of Deadhorse, on the north coast of Alaska, average minus 17 degrees Celsius. But with global warming affecting...
Novatek says it will move LNG ship-to-ship transfers from Norwegian to Russian waters

Novatek says it will move LNG ship-to-ship transfers from Norwegian to Russian waters

Representatives of Russian gas company Novatek told the newspaper Kommersant that the reloading of LNG in the Sarnes Fjord outside Honningsvåg, Norway, will come...
Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study

Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study

If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the...
Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

The narwhal exhibit at Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, first unveiled in August 2017, will run until the end of this year — and...
Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway's army is well underway with establishing a new Cavalry Battalion, Home Guard and a Ranger Company in Finnmark, Norway's northernmost region, which borders...