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Sámi groups hope Disney warms to collaboration on ‘Frozen’ sequel

Sámi groups hope Disney warms to collaboration on ‘Frozen’ sequel

Sámi political and cultural organizations are urging Disney to work with them on production of the sequel to the film studio’s 2013 blockbuster Frozen. Doing...

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Facebook announces the launch of an Inuktut edition in 2019

Facebook announces the launch of an Inuktut edition in 2019

Facebook will be available in the Inuit language by 2019, the social media company announced on July 9, on Nunavut Day.And Inuktut speakers can...
Canada’s two eastern Arctic regional airlines will try to merge — again

Canada’s two eastern Arctic regional airlines will try to merge — again

Canada’s eastern Arctic is too big and remote to support two regional airlines, says Charlie Watt, president of Nunavik's Inuit corporation Makivik.That's prompted another...
The first direct shipment of LNG from Russia’s Arctic to Asia is nearing delivery

The first direct shipment of LNG from Russia’s Arctic to Asia is nearing delivery

Two tankers carrying liquefied natural gas from Russia’s northern coast are due to arrive at their destination in China in the coming days, marking...
For a hefty price, you might soon be able to circumnavigate the Arctic

For a hefty price, you might soon be able to circumnavigate the Arctic

A luxury cruise ship will sail next summer from Nome, Alaska to Tromsø, Norway via the Northern Sea Route and then on to Newfoundland...
As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

FINNMARK PLATEAU, Norway/OSLO — When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his...