Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

A massive development of new industry and adjacent infrastructure is needed if national targets for the Northern Sea Route are to be met, the...
Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an investment in Russian LNG

Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an...

Ongoing discussions between Novatek, Russia’s largest privately-owned natural gas company, and Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, for cooperation on the new Arctic...
Canadian Inuit organization says food harvesting should be a paid job

Canadian Inuit organization says food harvesting should be a paid job

Country food harvesting must become a form of paid employment, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association said in a report released at its recent board meeting...
Russia’s Novatek is close to deal with Saudi Aramco on its Arctic LNG 2 project, says CEO

Russia’s Novatek is close to deal with Saudi Aramco on its...

MOSCOW — Leonid Mikhelson, chief executive of Russian gas giant Novatek, said on Sunday he had discussed the company's Arctic LNG 2 project with...
Environmentalists plan lawsuit to force habitat protections for ice seals

Environmentalists plan lawsuit to force habitat protections for ice seals

An environmental group says it plans to sue the Trump administration for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of threatened ice seals...
Why the Arctic could soon see a ‘gold rush’ in commercial unmanned aircraft operations

Why the Arctic could soon see a ‘gold rush’ in commercial...

In three to five years, unmanned aircraft could be making routine commercial cargo flights in the Arctic, the early stages of a transportation revolution.That’s...
Nunavut regulators to focus on oil and gas development next week in Iqaluit

Nunavut regulators to focus on oil and gas development next week...

The future of oil and gas activity in Davis Strait and Baffin Bay is the focus of a big meeting planned for next week...
Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia extends lifetime of nuclear icebreakers to meet rising demand

Russia has several new and powerful icebreakers under construction, but will continue to sail the current fleet of nuclear icebreakers in Murmansk for five...
North American Arctic is among the world’s most attractive mining regions

North American Arctic is among the world’s most attractive mining regions

The North American Arctic is among the world’s premiere regions for new mining investment thanks in large part to its mineral deposits, according to...
US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

Last month's federal budget signals that United States may soon be willing to spend more money on programs in the Arctic.The omnibus spending bill...