As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

Opponents of uranium mining in Greenland staged a pair of demonstrations on Tuesday to urge newly elected lawmakers not to approve a planned mine...
Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

OSLO — Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access...
New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

New book on polar shipping offers key guidance to mariners

Ask Capt. Duke Snider why mariners in Canada’s Arctic need to be well-informed, and Snider’s answer is clear. It’s because they’ll find a maze of...
Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time in years this April

Iceland saw a slight drop in tourists for the first time...

Departures of foreign passengers through Keflavik International Airport in Iceland totaled 147,000 thousand in April, which is a decrease of about 6,000 thousand from...
The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on ANWR drilling plans

The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on...

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has scheduled public meetings, in locations ranging from tiny Alaska villages to the nation’s capital, to discuss the...
For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than an oil spill

For some Alaska islands there’s a ship-borne risk even scarier than...

The most dangerous ecological disaster for the islands of the Aleutian chain and the Bering Sea, biologicals have long warned, wouldn't be an oil...
After Facebook, Sweden is set for more data center deals, says power utility

After Facebook, Sweden is set for more data center deals, says...

OSLO — Sweden's low electricity prices are likely to attract new data centers to the country this year, according to Swedish utility Vattenfall, which...
Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Lukoil and Rosneft both fought hard over licenses on the remote Arctic Taymyr Peninsula in 2015 and 2016, but now, both companies’ interest in...
‘Facebook effect’ turns northern Swedish steel town into tech hot-spot

‘Facebook effect’ turns northern Swedish steel town into tech hot-spot

OSLO — Facebook will double the size of its data center in Sweden's northern city of Lulea, raising its total investments in the region...
Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

The board of Store Norske (the Svalbard coal mining company) has given the go-ahead for a reopening of the Svea coal mine at Svalbard,...