Norway wind turbines should be torn down, reindeer herders say

Norway wind turbines should be torn down, reindeer herders say

AAFJORD, Norway — Norway should dismantle two large wind farms that were stripped of their licenses for jeopardizing traditional reindeer husbandry, herders from the...
The world’s most powerful icebreaker makes its first voyage along the eastern Northern Sea Route

The world’s most powerful icebreaker makes its first voyage along the...

The nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika arrived on January 1 in the remote Russian town of Pevek, together with cargo vessels Inzhener Trubin and Yuri Arshenevsky and diesel-engined...
Canada’s federal government should pay to overhaul Iqaluit water infrastructure, NDP leader says

Canada’s federal government should pay to overhaul Iqaluit water infrastructure, NDP...

The leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, announced in Iqaluit on Tuesday that his party intends to push the country's federal government...
Greenland’s new coalition partner won’t seek changes to uranium ban

Greenland’s new coalition partner won’t seek changes to uranium ban

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's social democratic Siumut party, part of a new government coalition, will not immediately seek changes to the country's ban on uranium...
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...
UN advisers urge Sweden to stop a proposed mine planned in a Sámi herding area

UN advisers urge Sweden to stop a proposed mine planned in...

STOCKHOLM — United Nations human rights experts on Thursday urged Sweden not to award a license for an iron-ore mine in the Gallok region...
Russia issues largest ever warning zone in Norwegian part of the Barents Sea

Russia issues largest ever warning zone in Norwegian part of the...

A NOTAM, or Notice to Airmen issued by Russian authorities for this week warning of an "impact Area for Russian missiles" covers an unusually...
Cruise liner Hurtigruten cuts short Antarctic voyage after COVID outbreak

Cruise liner Hurtigruten cuts short Antarctic voyage after COVID outbreak

OSLO — Norwegian cruise and travel operator Hurtigruten Group will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of the coronavirus,...
Allianz becomes latest insurer to opt out of Arctic oil and gas

Allianz becomes latest insurer to opt out of Arctic oil and...

LONDON — Europe's biggest insurer Allianz plans to take a harder line on insuring the oil and gas industry, including new projects in the...
Young’s Arctic legacy includes support for Alaska’s Indigenous people, refuge drilling

Young’s Arctic legacy includes support for Alaska’s Indigenous people, refuge drilling

Don Young, who represented Alaska in Congress for most of its years since statehood, leaves a legacy that includes support for Alaska’s Indigenous people...