Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear power plant — but concerns remain

Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear...

In an interview with High North News, Russia's Rosatom responded to some critiques about the safety of its floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov....
The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

Measured by its size, the discovery announced earlier this week by Equinor, Norway’s state-controlled oil firm, is marginal. The Skruis find, in the northern...
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...
Turkish Airlines will bring Asian tourists to Finland’s Arctic with a new Rovaniemi-Istanbul route

Turkish Airlines will bring Asian tourists to Finland’s Arctic with a...

 National carrier Turkish Airlines has announced that Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland will become the northernmost among the airline’s 300 destinations in 60 nations to see direct...
Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it has approved the development plan for the first producing oil field located entirely in federal waters.The...
Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic — but the US can’t be complacent

Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic —...

Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, sat down with ArcticToday Publisher Alice Rogoff on the sidelines of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik,...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and food security

How giving satellite data to Indigenous communities could boost safety and...

Saami herders from Sirges were driving thousands of reindeer across the frozen Kutjaure river towards their winter pastures when disaster struck in late 2009....
A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list of AFN recommendations

A call to phase HFO out of the Arctic tops list...

In their annual convention in Anchorage, delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives passed resolutions urging better protection of the Arctic marine environment, a...
Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Two days after Alaska’s lieutenant governor abruptly resigned in what appeared to be a sexual harassment scandal, Alaska’s governor ended his campaign for re-election...