Nunavut museums go digital to cope with pandemic

Nunavut museums go digital to cope with pandemic

A month after its opening reception, the Germaine Arnaktauyok exhibition at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit museum in Iqaluit ended abruptly, when all museum and galleries across...
A mass program to vaccinate reindeer against anthrax is underway on the Yamal tundra

A mass program to vaccinate reindeer against anthrax is underway on...

The world’s biggest reindeer population is up for big vaccination as regional authorities in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug act to stave off outbreaks of...
Greenland’s first road project connecting settlements clears its last hurdle

Greenland’s first road project connecting settlements clears its last hurdle

Construction of Greenland’s first road connecting two settlements will begin at the end of July, when contractors start work on what will eventually be...
Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, says he intends to raise Nunavut’s borrowing limit by $100 million.The borrowing limit, which is set by the federal...
Norwegian resumes flights to nine destinations in northern Scandinavia

Norwegian resumes flights to nine destinations in northern Scandinavia

With more European countries reopening society by partly lifting COVID-19 restrictions, Norwegian Air Shuttle says it’s time to prepare more planes for takeoff, believing...
Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

As of Monday, Northwest Territories residents can now enter Nunavut without self-isolating.That follows a similar announcement by the Government of the Northwest Territories on...
Moscow aims for a massive post-COVID boost in Arctic tourism

Moscow aims for a massive post-COVID boost in Arctic tourism

The authors of Russia's new Arctic Tourism Strategy are confident that travel to the top of the world will soon set new records.“The population...
Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would cause long-lasting damage, study says

Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would...

When a team of Alaska scientists warned more than a year ago that seismic surveys for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal...
North Pole tourist cruises are rescheduled to 2021

North Pole tourist cruises are rescheduled to 2021

The three tourist voyages to the North Pole scheduled for July and August on Russia's powerful nuclear icebreaker 50 let Pobedy ("50 Years of...
Canadian Coast Guard seeks COVID-19 tests for crew before Arctic operations begin

Canadian Coast Guard seeks COVID-19 tests for crew before Arctic operations...

COVID-19 prevention will be the “key focus” when the Canadian Coast Guard officially starts its icebreaking operations in the Arctic on June 22, its...