A huge Alaska caribou herd’s population is again in decline

A huge Alaska caribou herd’s population is again in decline

One of the largest caribou herds in North America has declined by nearly a quarter in the past two years, hitting a population level...
A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal funding

A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal...

The project to expand and deepen a key port in Arctic Alaska will get a $250 million boost in federal funding from recently passed...
Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has placed its bets on its biggest oil project since the fall of the Soviet Union to push aside rival...
For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer service means more health risks

For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer...

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...
New Icelandair connecting flights will ease travel between Greenland and North America

New Icelandair connecting flights will ease travel between Greenland and North...

Icelandair will soon offer two routes to Greenland from Keflavik International Airport, a move that will make it significantly easier for travelers from North...
Alaska court rejects a youth lawsuit over climate change

Alaska court rejects a youth lawsuit over climate change

The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by young plaintiffs that faulted the state government for pro-oil policies — policies that...
Russia’s newest nuclear-powered icebreaker arrives in Murmansk

Russia’s newest nuclear-powered icebreaker arrives in Murmansk

The nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir arrived at its home port of Murmansk, in the Russian Arctic on Saturday. The ship arrived from St. Petersburg, where it...
Mining firm backed by Bezos and Gates to begin Greenland drilling

Mining firm backed by Bezos and Gates to begin Greenland drilling

COPENHAGEN — Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, said on Thursday it would begin drilling in...
Despite Ukraine war, US and Russia continue emergency cooperation in the Bering Strait

Despite Ukraine war, US and Russia continue emergency cooperation in the...

Even as western nations break off relations with Russia and freeze it out of international forums in the Arctic and elsewhere in response to...
A new media campaign highlights difference between walrus and elephant ivory

A new media campaign highlights difference between walrus and elephant ivory

Revulsion over the devastating poaching of elephants in Africa has had an unintended victim, say Alaska Native groups: the legal and economically important trade...