New fissures have opened at an erupting Icelandic volcano

New fissures have opened at an erupting Icelandic volcano

Two new fissures have opened in an Icelandic volcano which erupted nearly three weeks ago, video filmed on Monday showed. Eyewitness video shot from a...
Greenlanders head to polls in snap election

Greenlanders head to polls in snap election

Greenlanders headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in a snap parliamentary election that has been dominated by debate over a controversial mining project...
Russia’s Northern Sea Route push is met with scepticism

Russia’s Northern Sea Route push is met with scepticism

After the Ever Given cargo ship ran aground in the Suez Canal, halting a significant amount of global marine traffic, the Arctic shipping route...
The coming diseases: As the climate warms, Alaska faces new threats from zoonotic illnesses

The coming diseases: As the climate warms, Alaska faces new threats...

The warming climate in Alaska and across the circumpolar North is creating new health and safety risks for people, animals and ecosystems. This piece...
Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia has formally enlarged its claim to the seabed in the Arctic Ocean all the way to Canada’s and Greenland’s exclusive economic zones. The...
Novatek plans to raise $11 billion for second Arctic LNG project from Russian, Asian banks

Novatek plans to raise $11 billion for second Arctic LNG project...

Russian gas company Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project aims to raise $11 billion in financing in a 50/50 split between domestic and Asian banks,...
A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the COVID-19 pandemic

A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the...

NUUK — Last month, a 73-year-old woman was found dead in Sisimiut on Greenland’s west coast. The police suspected homicide. A forensic specialist from...
Arctic lightning has tripled since 2010, thanks to rapid warming

Arctic lightning has tripled since 2010, thanks to rapid warming

In a single decade, summer lightning tripled across the Arctic, a change directly attributed to rapid Arctic warming, a new scientific paper reports. “Now that...
Eyeing a post-pandemic future, Hurtigruten sells properties in Svalbard

Eyeing a post-pandemic future, Hurtigruten sells properties in Svalbard

The cruise ship company Hurtigruten has over many years significantly grown its presence in Norway's far northern archipelago of Svalbard and today owns several...
Denmark’s new honorary consul for Nunavut seeks to connect Inuit across Davis Strait

Denmark’s new honorary consul for Nunavut seeks to connect Inuit across...

As the first Inuk to hold the position of honorary consul for Denmark in Nunavut, Navarana Beveridge says she wants to help Inuit in...