Arctic Economy

Canada’s Hudson Bay polar bear population plummets as climate change warms the Arctic

Canada’s Hudson Bay polar bear population plummets as climate change warms...

TORONTO — Canada's Western Hudson Bay polar bear population has fallen 27 percent in just five years, according to a government report released last...
Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal jamming

Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal...

Pilots are reporting loss of navigation GPS on flights both in the eastern and western parts of Finnmark, Norway’s northernmost region, newspaper iFinnmark reports. It...
Eni’s Vaar Energi makes Arctic gas discovery

Eni’s Vaar Energi makes Arctic gas discovery

OSLO — Norway's Vaar Energi, majority owned by Italy's Eni, said on Friday it had made a gas discovery near the Goliat field in...
The Faroe Islands get a new government amid growing US interest

The Faroe Islands get a new government amid growing US interest

On Wednesday the citizens of the Faroe Islands, who number about 53,000, got a new government which is likely to end a fisheries deal...
Most Arctic expedition cruises lines are now avoiding Russia

Most Arctic expedition cruises lines are now avoiding Russia

A few years ago, foreign cruise vessels lined up to sign agreements with Russia for permits to sail to Franz Josef Land, the glacier-covered...
Canada extends its Arctic Ocean seabed claim all the way to Russian waters

Canada extends its Arctic Ocean seabed claim all the way to...

In an addendum filed on Monday, Canada substantially expanded its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed. Canada's claim now reaches in several places all...
Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

The Canadian Coast Guard and its seven icebreakers have finished their Arctic operating season and left the North, the federal organization announced in a...
With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic refuge drilling campaign

With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic...

Alaska’s economic development agency has released plans to spend $6 million next year to advance its campaign to search for oil in the Arctic...
Greenland halts fisheries quota swaps with Russia

Greenland halts fisheries quota swaps with Russia

Tuesday last week, as discreetly as possible, Greenland delivered a highly unusual message to Moscow. Greenland will not use its fisheries agreement with Russia to...
Yamal 2022 LNG output seen at 21 million tonnes, says Interfax

Yamal 2022 LNG output seen at 21 million tonnes, says Interfax

The Yamal LNG project is set to produce 21 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas in 2022, the Interfax news agency reported on Monday,...
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