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In face of uncertainty about Russia, a Nordic gang of four emerges

In face of uncertainty about Russia, a Nordic gang of four...

From 2009, when they founded Nordefco, a military alliance, until 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea, Nordic countries saw closer collaboration as a way to...

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DNA from a newly unearthed Alaska graveyard offers fresh knowledge about ancient Arctic populations

DNA from a newly unearthed Alaska graveyard offers fresh knowledge about ancient Arctic populations

An ancient site on the shores of the Beaufort Sea, once home to the northernmost community in Alaska, is helping unlock secrets about people...
Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

One of Nunavut’s more obscure public bodies, the Nunavut Marine Council, can now boast that it’s got a “five-year strategic plan” — but right...
How sewage could become an energy resource for Arctic communities

How sewage could become an energy resource for Arctic communities

What if you could create sustainable energy just by flushing the toilet?While sewage is often perceived as a burden rather than a resource, communities...
Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

ANCHORAGE — Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at...
Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The setting sun...