Despite Canada-China tensions, Huawei announces plan to bring internet to remote Arctic communities

Despite Canada-China tensions, Huawei announces plan to bring internet to remote...

OTTAWA — Even as tensions between China and Canada have grown, following the arrest of Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou, the company announced Monday a...
Development begins on a new sea port in Russia’s remote Novaya Zemlya

Development begins on a new sea port in Russia’s remote Novaya...

Engineers have arrived in the Bezimyannaya Bay in the Russian Arctic archipelago of Novaya Zemlya to start preparations for a new port. A drilling rig...
The Alaska portion of a massive Arctic undersea broadband project is complete

The Alaska portion of a massive Arctic undersea broadband project is...

With the last 40 miles of a massive subsea fiber optic system just installed, the company Quintillion said it has completed the first phase...
With an on-the-ground seismic survey delayed, a new plan emerges to study Arctic refuge oil potential from the sky

With an on-the-ground seismic survey delayed, a new plan emerges to...

A controversial plan for on-the-ground seismic surveys of the potentially oil-rich Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain has not yet moved forward. In its place,...
Russian Deputy Premier steps up support for Novatek’s Arctic LNG shipments

Russian Deputy Premier steps up support for Novatek’s Arctic LNG shipments

Natural gas company Novatek is calling for amendments in current Russian legislation in order to pave the way for shipments of liquified natural gas...
Extend offshore oil and gas moratorium, says Nunavut review board

Extend offshore oil and gas moratorium, says Nunavut review board

The Nunavut Impact Review Board is recommending that Canada's federal government extend its five-year moratorium on oil and gas development in Baffin Bay and...
Expanded offshore Arctic oil leasing might not draw industry enthusiasm

Expanded offshore Arctic oil leasing might not draw industry enthusiasm

The Trump administration is seeking to throw almost all marine waters off Alaska wide open to oil companies, but there are questions about whether any...
A new innovation competition seeks to engage youth in transforming the Arctic economy

A new innovation competition seeks to engage youth in transforming the...

Young people from around the Arctic have been invited to participate in an innovation competition aimed at promoting entrepreneurship while also generating interest in...
A key rail infrastructure project in Russia’s Arctic turns to private investment

A key rail infrastructure project in Russia’s Arctic turns to private...

A series of new Russian railway lines leading to the Arctic Ocean will heavily depend on private investments. The 707-kilometer Northern Latitudinal Railway will connect...
This year’s Arctic Winter Games have been canceled over fears of coronavirus spread

This year’s Arctic Winter Games have been canceled over fears of...

On Saturday, officials announced that the Arctic Winter Games would be canceled due to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The games, which are held every...