Inuit group plans collaborative economic development across national boundaries

Inuit group plans collaborative economic development across national boundaries

When it comes to economic development, Inuit people across the Arctic face similar challenges, including sparse populations, pockets of poverty and lack of infrastructure....
Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US trade deal

Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US...

The United States and Iceland have a long history of bilateral agreements. In 1951, the United States agreed to provide military protection for Iceland...
The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on hold until August

The mission to salvage a stranded Svalbard fishing vessel is on...

Norwegian coastal authorities say it is safest to let a shrimp trawler stranded in the waters north of Svalbard since December 28 to remain in...
Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

The board of Store Norske (the Svalbard coal mining company) has given the go-ahead for a reopening of the Svea coal mine at Svalbard,...
Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

MOSCOW — Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its...
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...
Homes like parkas? Why Arctic housing may need  to go back to the future

Homes like parkas? Why Arctic housing may need to go...

SEATTLE — Arctic housing specialist Jack Hébert likes to paraphrase a saying from the Inupiaq, an Indigenous group living in Alaska's Arctic."Before the white...
An oil discovery in Alaska’s Arctic, already described as huge, just got a lot bigger

An oil discovery in Alaska’s Arctic, already described as huge, just...

A Spanish oil company working with a small explorer in Alaska announced Thursday what it’s calling the largest onshore U.S. oil discovery in three...
Pilots again warned of GPS jamming in Norway’s border region to Russia

Pilots again warned of GPS jamming in Norway’s border region to...

Aircraft traveling to and from the Kirkenes airport could be affected by the GPS signal jamming. (Thomas Nilsen / The Independent...
Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada's federal government has committed $20 million to help up to 15 communities in rural and Indigenous areas of Canada to reduce their dependence on...