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Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

OSLO — Norway's nuclear safety authority is analyzing tiny amounts of radioactive iodine detected in the air in northern Norway in the days after...
Arctic cruises accused of leaving Indigenous communities in the cold

Arctic cruises accused of leaving Indigenous communities in the cold

LONDON — A lust for adventure tourism is driving a rise in the number of cruise ships touring the Arctic, but local people are...
Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

The Canadian government plans to commission six new icebreakers.Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of the Canadian Coast Guard, made the announcement in Iqaluit on...
Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS

MOSCOW — Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk on the White Sea rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after...
Canada’s northern governments get more than $1 million to advance gender equality

Canada’s northern governments get more than $1 million to advance gender equality

Two of Canada's three northern territories will see funding from a federal initiative to empower women in government.The Northwest Territories is set to receive...