New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic development

New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic...

Russia continues to pursue its security and economic interests above the Arctic Circle and new satellite imagery collected by High North News shows the...
Arctic researchers need to know more about climate change effects on fisheries, commission says

Arctic researchers need to know more about climate change effects on...

Fish and fishing deserve special focus from scientists studying the rapidly changing northern environment, the U.S. Arctic Research Commission said in a new biennial...
An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30 years

An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30...

A major oil development project could soon unfold in the Yenisey River delta, where vast oil reserves lie beneath permafrost near the area where...
The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

At its ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland Tuesday, the Arctic Council acquired a new observer: the International Maritime Organization.The new status for the United...
China pushes back against Pompeo criticism over its role in the Arctic

China pushes back against Pompeo criticism over its role in the...

China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticizing China's conduct in the Arctic was "the complete opposite...
Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard says

Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard...

The world’s Arctic nations have made uneven progress in their responses to problems caused by rapid climate warming, an international organization said in a...
Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

The Russian federal government intends to spend 70 billion rubles (€965 million) on the construction of a new major Arctic terminal for storage and...
China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China continues to invest in Arctic natural resources as two Chinese national oil companies secure a 20 percent stake in Novatek's massive Arctic LNG...
Greenpeace activists target Norwegian Arctic drilling rig

Greenpeace activists target Norwegian Arctic drilling rig

Four representatives of Greenpeace jumped onboard the oil rig West Hercules on Monday as it was moored on the waterfront in Hammerfest, in Northern...
U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling...