Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic LNG 2

Novatek orders 10 Arc7 carriers from Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard for Arctic...

Russian natural gas giant Novatek and its shipping partner Sovcomflot finalized orders for 10 Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers last week. These specialized ice-capable vessels are...
Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Construction of a regional airport in Qaqortoq, in southern Greenland, due to begin this autumn, has been postponed indefinitely by the nationally controlled firm...
COVID-19 restrictions ground Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program season in Nunavut

COVID-19 restrictions ground Canada’s National Aerial Surveillance Program season in Nunavut

Vessels plying Nunavut’s waters will have one less eye on them this season as the National Aerial Surveillance Program season was cancelled due to...
A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

A new lawsuit over Arctic refuge oil cites transboundary environmental effects

Washington state, Massachusetts, California and several other Lower 48 states may be thousands of miles to the south, but they will suffer negative environmental...
Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel leaked into rivers by an Arctic spill

Nornickel says it collected more than 90 percent of the fuel...

MOSCOW — Russia's Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) said on Friday that it had collected more than 90 percent of fuel leaked into rivers during its...
Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

“Dear Mr. Elon Musk,” starts the letter from the Indigenous peoples in northern Russia. “We are respectfully requesting that you DO NOT BUY nickel, copper and...
Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill damage

Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill...

MOSCOW — Russia's environment watchdog said on Thursday that it had filed a lawsuit against a power business owned by mining giant Norilsk Nickel...
A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project Alaska has been waiting for

A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to northern Canadian fisheries

Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to...

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is working to ensure that fisheries in Nunavut and Nunavik will be able to export their products to...
In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ together with UK, US navy ships

In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ...

The Norwegian frigate KNM Thor Heyerdahl is sailing in the Barents Sea together with the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ross, the British...