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Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic refuge

An aerial survey intended to gather geologic data in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not be conducted this summer.CGG...
Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8ArzLPQAnkHikers on Greenland's popular Arctic Circle Trail are being advised to avoid a portion of the 100-mile (165-kilometer) route linking Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq after two...
University of Alaska leaders postpone decision on ‘financial exigency’

University of Alaska leaders postpone decision on ‘financial exigency’

ANCHORAGE — Leaders of the University of Alaska, facing a 41 percent cut in state funding by the governor, on Monday postponed a decision...
More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something other than footprints behind

More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something other than footprints...

As northern Sweden has become increasingly popular among travellers, the Norrbotten region has begun considering whether it should set up portable toilets along some...
How Alaska politics created the crisis threatening the state’s university system

How Alaska politics created the crisis threatening the state’s university system

The University of Alaska Board of Regents is expected to declare a financial emergency this week, beginning the process of major program cutbacks and...