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The US may be looking to acquire 10 more icebreakers — possibly from Finland

The US may be looking to acquire 10 more icebreakers — possibly from Finland

In comments made during a visit to the U.S. Southern Command on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump announced  that the U.S. is looking to acquire...
A Baffinland mine worker appears to be Nunavut’s first case of COVID-19

A Baffinland mine worker appears to be Nunavut’s first case of COVID-19

A person who recently entered Nunavut to work at Baffinland’s Mary River mine is presumed to have COVID-19, the territory’s chief medical officer of...
Greenland wants a say in Baffinland’s expansion plans

Greenland wants a say in Baffinland’s expansion plans

Denmark has asked for a role in the environmental assessment of the next phase of development at the Mary River mine on north Baffin...
Tough new rules all but seal Finland’s borders with its Nordic neighbors

Tough new rules all but seal Finland’s borders with its Nordic neighbors

Finland’s government announced new border-crossing restrictions Tuesday aimed at limiting incoming traffic from Sweden and Norway to only essential workers and freight. The measures,...
Finland will put climate first in its next Arctic policy

Finland will put climate first in its next Arctic policy

Finland has said that the next iteration of its Arctic policy will take a long-term perspective on the region by pushing for economic development...
Finland’s Arctic satellite station is at the center of an expanded space funding proposal

Finland’s Arctic satellite station is at the center of an expanded space funding proposal

Finland should pump more money into its Sodankylä satellite data center as part of a permanent funding increase for space operations that would allow...
Finland reports its first coronavirus case in an Arctic visitor from China

Finland reports its first coronavirus case in an Arctic visitor from China

Finland on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, affecting a Chinese traveller from Wuhan, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said. The traveller remains...
Santa sets off from Arctic Finland on his annual Christmas journey

Santa sets off from Arctic Finland on his annual Christmas journey

Families gathered in Rovaniemi, Finland to wave Santa off as he embarked on his annual journey around the world delivering gifts to children. The first...
Thousands of rare ‘ice eggs’ have appeared on a beach in northern Finland

Thousands of rare ‘ice eggs’ have appeared on a beach in northern Finland

Thousands of unusual egg-like ice balls were discovered on a beach in northern Finland on last week. Covering much of a beach on Hailuoto Island, near...
Santa declares Christmas season ‘open’ in Arctic Finland

Santa declares Christmas season ‘open’ in Arctic Finland

On Sunday, the Arctic Christmas tourism season in Finland was formally opened, with a speech by Santa Claus, calling for peace and understanding. “Just like...