Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to its board

Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to...

BOSTON — Lindblad Expeditions on Thursday said it named two independent directors backed by activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, which owns a nearly 10...
Why Arctic oil development could soon be in crisis

Why Arctic oil development could soon be in crisis

With global oil prices already falling from a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, coronavirus and subsequent global economic meltdown are also taking...
Wheat in Whitehorse: How climate change helps feed Canada’s remote regions

Wheat in Whitehorse: How climate change helps feed Canada’s remote regions

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA — After failing to grow wheat in Canada's subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve gave it another shot in...
Starvation deaths loom for reindeer as huge amount of snow piles up over icy crust

Starvation deaths loom for reindeer as huge amount of snow piles...

Grazing conditions for reindeer in Northern Norway are very poor this winter as an unusual amount of snow forces the reindeer to dig especially...
Alaska faces triple hit from coronavirus due to reliance on oil, fishing, tourism

Alaska faces triple hit from coronavirus due to reliance on oil,...

ANCHORAGE — The U.S. state of Alaska is, for the moment, distant from the worst medical ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. But its economy...
Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

The prospects for new oil development on Arctic Alaska have become clouded by two powerful economic forces in recent weeks — a pushback by...
Hurtigruten puts Arctic cruise operations on hold, but two ships will sail supplies

Hurtigruten puts Arctic cruise operations on hold, but two ships will...

The northern cruise industry is sailing into deeply troublesome waters as the peak season for the Arctic voyages is only a few months away.Passengers...
Arctic tourism businesses fear they won’t survive the coronavirus crisis

Arctic tourism businesses fear they won’t survive the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus is already having a major impact on Arctic tourism.March and April are usually some of the busiest tourist months in Northern Norway...
Norway’s Waerner wins an Iditarod marked by coronavirus precautions

Norway’s Waerner wins an Iditarod marked by coronavirus precautions

Norway's Thomas Waerner has won the 48th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, passing under the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska early Wednesday...
Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Nine seaports in the Russian Arctic will be protected by the National Guard over the course of the year, the force's head Viktor Zolotov...