Nornickel must pay €1.62 billion for a huge Arctic oil spill

Nornickel must pay €1.62 billion for a huge Arctic oil spill

A Norilsk Nickel subsidiary must pay a fine of 146.18 billion rubles (€1.62 billion) for environmental damage caused by a massive fuel spill in...
Nunavut MP calls federal housing funding ‘laughable’

Nunavut MP calls federal housing funding ‘laughable’

Nunavut’s MP stood in Canada's House of Commons last week to demand more housing money, calling the federal government’s recent $25 million pledge “laughable...
With a new Arctic discovery, Rosneft compares Kara Sea with Gulf of Mexico and Middle East

With a new Arctic discovery, Rosneft compares Kara Sea with Gulf...

Russian oil and gas company Rosneft has announced the discovery a new field in the Kara Sea holds an estimated 800 billion cubic meters...
Russia’s Northern Fleet prepares for a long-range test of the Tsirkon hypersonic missile

Russia’s Northern Fleet prepares for a long-range test of the Tsirkon...

Warnings have been issued for large areas of the Barents Sea from November 3 to 8, as Russia makes ready to test a hypersonic...
NATO’s Stoltenberg cites Arctic as he argues for more alliance attention to China

NATO’s Stoltenberg cites Arctic as he argues for more alliance attention...

NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of...
TD Bank says it will not finance oil and gas activities in the Arctic

TD Bank says it will not finance oil and gas activities...

TORONTO — Toronto-Dominion Bank on Monday said it will not provide project-specific financial services for oil and gas-related activities in the Arctic Circle as...
Russia’s rail link to the port of Murmansk is severed by a bridge collapse

Russia’s rail link to the port of Murmansk is severed by...

MOSCOW — Russian Railways has halted passenger and cargo rail transport between the northern port of Murmansk and the rest of Russia after the...
A tough strategy of isolation has protected Greenland from coronavirus — so far

A tough strategy of isolation has protected Greenland from coronavirus —...

Imagine the audacity it takes to close off the largest island on Earth from the rest of the world. An impossibility, a baffling paradox,...
The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged — and only slightly bigger

The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged...

The Arctic’s population is expected to remain stable through the middle of the century, but there are likely to be wide differences in how...
With Arctic sea ice near its annual low, the Northern Sea Route is at its busiest

With Arctic sea ice near its annual low, the Northern Sea...

At least six top ice class Arc7 tankers were sailing on the eastern part of the Northern Sea Route during the last days of...