The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding — mostly from an Alaska state agency

The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding —...

A much-vaunted and highly controversial lease sale auctioning off drilling rights in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drew a meager $14.4 million on Wednesday,...
Agnico Eagle announces agreement to buy TMAC Resources for $286M

Agnico Eagle announces agreement to buy TMAC Resources for $286M

TMAC Resources has found a buyer, a mere two weeks after the federal government quashed a proposed sale of the Nunavut gold-mining company to Chinese-owned...
Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

The Trump administration on Wednesday will open bids for oil and gas drilling leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite tepid interest from...
US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic refuge

US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic...

A federal judge in Alaska ruled late on Tuesday that the Trump administration's planned auction of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg reports

Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg...

Global commodities trader Trafigura's purchase of a 10 percent stake in Rosneft's Vostok Oil project in the Arctic was funded by a $7 billion...
Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum reserve

Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum...

With a little more than two weeks remaining in office, the Trump administration announced Monday that it has opened an additional 7 million acres...
Beluga whistles and clicks could be silenced by an increasingly noisy Arctic Ocean

Beluga whistles and clicks could be silenced by an increasingly noisy...

Under the sea ice, the Arctic Ocean is one of the quietest places on Earth. But it can be very noisy when the ice...
Russia plans sweeping upgrades to Arctic weather stations

Russia plans sweeping upgrades to Arctic weather stations

The Russian government has announced plans to upgrade 123 meteorological stations in the Arctic. The network of meteorological stations has degraded over many years and...
In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural treasure

In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural...

Iceland’s highlands, according to a website promoting creation of national park there, is one of that country’s greatest treasures. It's a statement few would...
Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Families and friends paid tribute on Tuesday to fishermen from a Russian trawler that sank in the Barents Sea the day before. In the Arctic...