More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something other than footprints behind

More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something...

As northern Sweden has become increasingly popular among travellers, the Norrbotten region has begun considering whether it should set up portable toilets along some...
With a budget veto override falling short, the University of Alaska and its Arctic programs face a dire future

With a budget veto override falling short, the University of Alaska...

Alaska lawmakers failed to override budget vetoes made by Gov. Mike Dunleavy that strip 41 percent of state funding for the University of Alaska...
Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

A group of American and Canadian scientists are preparing to embark on a two-week research mission through the Northwest Passage.Led by the University of...
Three Chinese companies to build Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel

Three Chinese companies to build Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel

TALLINN — A Chinese-funded Finnish company working on a Tallinn-Helsinki undersea tunnel project said on Friday it will work with three Chinese companies on...
A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

A clash over deep spending cuts in Alaska faces another round

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by...
Mining will drive double-digit economic growth in Nunavut this year, report says

Mining will drive double-digit economic growth in Nunavut this year, report...

Nunavut’s mining boom will help the territory see enviable economic growth for the foreseeable future, according to a new forecast by the Conference Board...
U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up its summer shop in Arctic Alaska, establishing a seasonal base of operations at Kotzebue, a hub community...
Quiet in Norwegian Arctic port as reloading of Russian Arctic LNG ends

Quiet in Norwegian Arctic port as reloading of Russian Arctic LNG...

After several million tons of liquefied natural gas from Russia's Yamal project were reloaded in the waters outside Honningsvåg, in northern Norway, during the course...
Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

It sounded too good to be true. And, in fact, it was: Sommerøya, a Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle, will not, as...
U.S. House Democrats vote to block ANWR drilling if leasing bids don’t deliver

U.S. House Democrats vote to block ANWR drilling if leasing bids...

Two bills addressing natural resource exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are gaining traction in the U.S. House of Representatives, but the Republican-controlled...