EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the...

The European Union will seek a ban on tapping new oil, coal and gas deposits in the Arctic to protect a region severely affected...
A planned new Russian Arctic gold mine would be run on nuclear power

A planned new Russian Arctic gold mine would be run on...

The Kyuchus field, located near Tiksi on Russia's Laptev Sea coast, is believed to hold more than 175 tons of gold and could soon...
A new research effort focuses on Alaska’s sub-Arctic corals and sponges

A new research effort focuses on Alaska’s sub-Arctic corals and sponges

There is a hotbed of colorful corals in an ocean region that might seem unlikely — the cold waters of the southern Bering Sea...
Two Norway wind farms lose their licenses in a landmark Indigenous rights ruling

Two Norway wind farms lose their licenses in a landmark Indigenous...

OSLO — Norway's supreme court stripped two wind farms of their operating licenses on Monday in a case that could boost the legal rights...
Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in 2022 or 2023

Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in...

MOSCOW — Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime...
A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching launch capability by next year

A Swedish Arctic satellite spaceport is a step closer to reaching...

Sweden’s Esrange Space Center has secured a multi-million-euro loan that keeps the Kiruna facility on track to meet its goal of launching small satellites...
Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Early this year, Finnish and Norwegian authorities imposed a total ban on salmon fishing in River Teno (Tana), something that had major negative effects...
Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

So-called "ghost" fishing gear may be robbing the seas around Greenland of more than three thousand tons of fish each year, at a total...
Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden skyscrapers

Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden...

A new 20-story wooden building in northern Sweden housing a library, six theater stages and a hotel is set to put art, concerts and...
Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters in 2030

Two radioactive Russian submarine wrecks will be retrieved from Arctic waters...

The two rusty nuclear submarines, K-27 and K-159, will be raised from the sea bed of the Barents and Kara seas and brought to...