Persistent open water has Yukon eyeing an artificial ice bridge

Persistent open water has Yukon eyeing an artificial ice bridge

After three recent winters with open water on the Yukon River, government officials in Canada’s Yukon Territory want someone to design and build an...
As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

As Greenland nears uranium decision, opponents fear public won’t be heard

Opponents of uranium mining in Greenland staged a pair of demonstrations on Tuesday to urge newly elected lawmakers not to approve a planned mine...
Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs for Nunavut

Shipping firms say a heavy fuel oil ban would raise costs...

CAMBRIDGE BAY — Efforts to reduce and eventually ban the use of heavy fuel oil by Arctic vessels, proposed by Canada and the United Nations...
US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National...

Less than two weeks after production started from Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field, the U.S. federal government has granted approval for construction of another...
French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

France's CMA CGM, the world’s fourth largest container shipping company, has announced that it will not operate in the Arctic due to environmental concerns. CMA...
While ANWR fight grabs headlines, a different part of Alaska’s Arctic is seeing a burst in oil exploration

While ANWR fight grabs headlines, a different part of Alaska’s Arctic...

While debate is focused on a controversial budget measure to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a more accessible oil and...
Lukoil, Rosneft eye opening of new Arctic oil region

Lukoil, Rosneft eye opening of new Arctic oil region

Russia’s two biggest oil companies are showing more interest in the Taymyr Peninsula.Both Lukoil and Rosneft intend to drill their first wells in the...
ConocoPhillips plan for new Alaska oil field get boost with regulatory milestone

ConocoPhillips plan for new Alaska oil field get boost with regulatory...

ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc.’s plan to build the westernmost producing oil field in Alaska's Arctic got a boost on Thursday when federal officials issued a...
Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

An environmental group filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday for what it alleges is an illegal neglect of duty to protect two...
Russia’s Yamal region moves forward on massive rail infrastructure project

Russia’s Yamal region moves forward on massive rail infrastructure project

A major Arctic infrastructure project takes a leap forward as Governor of the Russian Yamal-Nenets region Dmitry Kobylkin this week signed a deal with...