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Arkhangelsk eyes major investments as city becomes top venue for Arctic talks

Arkhangelsk eyes major investments as city becomes top venue for Arctic talks

The Arctic has become hot and Russia wants to lead developments and discourse. That is a welcoming trend for Arkhangelsk, which in recent years...
Alaska health officials now recommend much higher Vitamin D supplements

Alaska health officials now recommend much higher Vitamin D supplements

In Alaska, as in the rest of the circumpolar North, residents struggle with deficiencies of Vitamin D, a bone-strengthening nutrient the body absorbs from...
US will invest in Greenland infrastructure, says Defense Department

US will invest in Greenland infrastructure, says Defense Department

COPENHAGEN — The United States wants to invest in Greenland to enhance its "military operational flexibility and situational awareness," the Department of Defense said on Monday.Greenland is...
NASA just launched its next-generation sea ice monitoring satellite

NASA just launched its next-generation sea ice monitoring satellite

NASA launched its Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2, known as ICESat-2, which will use an extremely precise laser to collect measurement data to...
The Week Ahead: Bringing the Arctic to Brussels

The Week Ahead: Bringing the Arctic to Brussels

Finding an EU footprint in the Arctic is not hard. Two of its members, Sweden and Finland, have territory north of the Arctic circle,...