The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have been tested to full capacity

The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have...

The nuclear reactors on Akademik Lomonosov, a floating power plant destined for a remote city in Russia's Arctic, were successfully tested at full capacity...
Trump administration sidelines U.S. offshore drilling plan after court ruling

Trump administration sidelines U.S. offshore drilling plan after court ruling

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration's plans to expand offshore drilling are on hold after a March court ruling blocked drilling in the Arctic and...
Agnico Eagle is set to open two new Nunavut gold mines this year

Agnico Eagle is set to open two new Nunavut gold mines...

Agnico Eagle Mines will boost its presence in Nunavut, opening two new gold mining sites there this year, according to a report from Reuters.Over...
How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is dividing North Slope residents

How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is...

KAKTOVIK, Alaska — The sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were...
Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in four decades

U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in...

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a contract to VT Halter Marine Inc. to design and construct the first U.S. heavy icebreaker in decades.The...
Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars, says study

Arctic warming could cost the global economy nearly $70 trillion dollars,...

Warming in the Arctic, it is well-understood, feeds on itself. Warming creates more melt and thaw, which creates more warming, a process known as...
The US is set to host visitors from Canadian Arctic on fact-finding trip to Alaska

The US is set to host visitors from Canadian Arctic on...

Representatives from across northern Canada will head later this week to Denver, Colorado, and then up to Alaska, in search of ways to apply...
Iceland’s proposed new container port creates controversy

Iceland’s proposed new container port creates controversy

A proposed new deepwater port and shipping hub in northeast Iceland has stirred up controversy.Icelandic Minister for the Environment Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, who in...
Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

Nunavut government strikes new tourism partnerships

The Government of Nunavut has signed on to two new efforts to try to beef up the territory’s tourism industry.One agreement is with the...