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US marines train in Iceland

US marines train in Iceland

Armed soldiers from North Carolina are currently training in Keflavik in South Iceland. They are taking part in the Trident Juncture, a NATO-led military...

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Luleå launches the world’s northernmost battery-powered bus route

Luleå launches the world’s northernmost battery-powered bus route

Cold climate is no obstacle for green battery commuting in the largest city in Sweden’s northernmost county.No smell of diesel, no noise, no shaking...
US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

Less than two weeks after production started from Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field, the U.S. federal government has granted approval for construction of another...
US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO drill

US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO drill

Residents can expect gunfire and military aircraft overflights from October 17 to November 6, the municipality of Bardu writes on its portal.The municipality is home...
New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

There’s a small glass porthole in the captain’s cabin of HMCS Charlottetown. Besides a handful of windshields, the pie-sized lookout is the only true...
How ordinary ship traffic could help map the uncharted Arctic Ocean seafloor

How ordinary ship traffic could help map the uncharted Arctic Ocean seafloor

Throughout world, the ocean floor's details remain largely a mystery; less than 10 percent has been mapped using modern sonar technology. Even in the...