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An Iceland Coast Guard helicopter is on the lookout for polar bears in the West Fjords

An Iceland Coast Guard helicopter is on the lookout for polar bears in the...

The Arctic pack ice that is reaching Iceland's West Fjords bring's with it the danger of polar bears, and a National Coast Guard helicopter...
Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure investment

Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure investment

On the sidelines of the recent Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s summit in Qingdao, China, leaders of Russia’s Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the China Development Bank met...
The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and rescue

The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and rescue

Ice melt is opening the Arctic up to new maritime activity, from shipping routes to tourism. Yet only a small fraction of the region —...
Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

OSLO — Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move...
English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says committee

English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says committee

There is still a long way to go before English replaces Danish as the primary foreign language in Greenland. That's the finding of an expert...