Trump administration approves plans for a huge new North Slope oil project

Trump administration approves plans for a huge new North Slope oil...

The Trump administration has endorsed a development plan for what would be the westernmost producing oil and gas field on Alaska’s North Slope. The Bureau...
The Trump administration proposes allowing seismic exploration in Alaska’s Arctic refuge this winter

The Trump administration proposes allowing seismic exploration in Alaska’s Arctic refuge...

The Trump administration on Friday released a plan for conducting seismic surveys this winter in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,...
Rosatom hints it may need fewer icebreakers for the Northern Sea Route

Rosatom hints it may need fewer icebreakers for the Northern Sea...

The head of Rosatom's Northern Sea Route Directorate says three powerful nuclear icebreakers will be able to keep the whole Arctic shipping corridor open...
Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Research vessels operating for the Russia Navy have discovered new islands in the archipelagos of Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. The biggest of...
Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker abruptly ends its first working Arctic voyage

Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker abruptly ends its first working Arctic voyage

Following last month’s test voyage to the North Pole, and formal launch ceremony in Murmansk, Russia's giant new nuclear icebreaker Arktika embarked on its first...
A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get new hospital after being hit hard by COVID-19

A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get...

MOSCOW — Russia's Arctic region of Murmansk plans to build a new temporary hospital in a village where a vital liquefied natural gas supply...
As the Arctic’s attractions mount, Greenland is a security black hole

As the Arctic’s attractions mount, Greenland is a security black hole

COPENHAGEN — On a windy August afternoon in 2017, Akitsinnguaq Ina Olsen was relaxing in the old harbor of Nuuk, Greenland's capital, when a...
Tightrope walkers set a world record high above a Swedish Arctic valley

Tightrope walkers set a world record high above a Swedish Arctic...

STOCKHOLM — Four German tightrope walkers have set a new world highlining distance record by crossing a 2.1 kilometer-long valley in northern Swedish on...
Trump administration grants approval for Ambler mining road

Trump administration grants approval for Ambler mining road

The Trump administration on Thursday approved the controversial plan to build a 211-mle road into a remote part of Arctic Alaska to enable mining...
U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

REYKJAVIK — The United States and Iceland have agreed to set up formal economic channels to boost trade and business investment, the countries' top...