A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic tundra

A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic...

A team of journalists discovered another giant hole in the Russian tundra as they were flying over the area in a helicopter in July. The...
China’s COSCO to stay course on Arctic shipping

China’s COSCO to stay course on Arctic shipping

Chinese shipping company COSCO will continue its increase transit shipments on the Northern Sea Route, through the waters of the Russian Arctic. “Our development strategy...
Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Greenland ends a ban on travel from Nuuk ahead of schedule

Greenland ends a ban on travel from Nuuk ahead of schedule

Greenland officials on Tuesday took a first step towards returning their country to normal by announcing that residents of Nuuk were now permitted to...
High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says Nunavut minister

High costs killed the dream of a Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry, says...

Due to high construction costs, Iqaluit’s new deepsea port, now under construction, can’t accommodate a once-dreamed-of Iqaluit-Labrador vehicle ferry service, Lorne Kusugak, the minister...
Gazprom plans to link its Arctic gas fields in Yamal to China

Gazprom plans to link its Arctic gas fields in Yamal to...

Gazprom leader Aleksey Miller in last Friday’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that building new eastbound natural gas infrastructure now is high...
MOSAiC expedition relief ships arrive in Svalbard to await the Polarstern

MOSAiC expedition relief ships arrive in Svalbard to await the Polarstern

Scientists and researchers from around the world spent five years planning the $155 million MOSAiC expedition during which the Polarstern research vessel would drift enclosed...
Russian Arctic developers present a new dazzling target for Northern Sea Route

Russian Arctic developers present a new dazzling target for Northern Sea...

The head of Russia's nuclear power company Rosatom says shipping on the Northern Sea Route will grow to 92.6 million tons by the year...
A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

If you live in Pond Inlet, you might want to prepare to sell some arts and crafts this Saturday. On that day, three cruise ships...
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...