Outdated navigational charts are an Arctic maritime disaster in the making

Outdated navigational charts are an Arctic maritime disaster in the making

On a July evening three years ago, the 380-foot Finnish icebreaker Fennica headed out from Dutch Harbor shortly before 11 p.m., bound for the...
China looks to build its first nuclear icebreaker

China looks to build its first nuclear icebreaker

The China National Nuclear Corporation, a state-owned enterprise which oversees all civil and military nuclear programs, announced it was seeking bids for the country’s...
Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing system

Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing...

Alaska, scientists have been saying for years, is on the front line of climate change. Now the climate leadership team appointed by Gov. Bill...
Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and Road alternative: report

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and...

SYDNEY — Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China's multibillion-dollar...
Top Interior official promises speedy preparation for ANWR oil leasing

Top Interior official promises speedy preparation for ANWR oil leasing

The regulatory process needed to prepare for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is set to start imminently, a top Department of...
Rosneft finds more than 80 million tons of oil in its first offshore Laptev Sea well

Rosneft finds more than 80 million tons of oil in its...

Russian oil giant Rosneft says that the Tsentralno-Olginskaya-1 well, it's first ever drilling in the Laptev Sea, holds at least 80 million tons of...
Lockheed Martin: Cargo airship on track for Alaska delivery in 2019

Lockheed Martin: Cargo airship on track for Alaska delivery in 2019

An official with Lockheed Martin told Alaska lawmakers Tuesday that efforts are on track to bring a modern cargo airship to the state in 2019.The...
Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost development in the region

Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost...

Despite their differences, the North American Arctic’s five regional governments find there’s one problem they all share: They often get a raw deal from...
Arctic Economic Council has ‘made light-years of progress,’ says chair

Arctic Economic Council has ‘made light-years of progress,’ says chair

As Tara Sweeney, chair of the Arctic Economic Council, prepares to hand the fledgling organization over to Finnish leadership in a few months she...
Iceland’s volcanoes and hot springs are a step closer to powering UK homes

Iceland’s volcanoes and hot springs are a step closer to powering...

A proposed submarine power cable taking Icelandic green energy to the UK is now one step closer to becoming a reality, after a French...