Greenland’s elections next week will be watched closely by the global mining industry

Greenland’s elections next week will be watched closely by the global...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland holds an election next week that could decide the fate of vast deposits of rare earth metals which international companies want...
Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

With zero-emissions, low noise levels and the ability to to operate from 750-meter runways, the first generation electric planes will be perfect for commuter...
Relatively low maximum Arctic ice extent part of the ‘new normal’

Relatively low maximum Arctic ice extent part of the ‘new normal’

After an “uneventful” winter freeze, Arctic sea ice extent has passed its seasonal maximum and it is starting its annual melt, the National Snow...
Thaw-triggered landslides are a growing hazard in the warming North

Thaw-triggered landslides are a growing hazard in the warming North

The warming climate in Alaska and across the circumpolar North is creating new health and safety risks for people, animals and ecosystems. This piece...
A new study calculates the likelihood of ships of becoming stuck in Arctic sea ice

A new study calculates the likelihood of ships of becoming stuck...

Over the past decade shipping traffic in the Arctic has expanded rapidly, especially along Russia’s Northern Sea Route, which has seen a ten-fold increase...
Sled races are a highlight of Salekhard’s Reindeer Breeder Day celebrations

Sled races are a highlight of Salekhard’s Reindeer Breeder Day celebrations

Residents of Salekhard in West Siberia celebrated Reindeer Breeder Day, a major holiday of the region's Indigenous peoples, on the nearby Polyabta River on...
Prepare for the worst, Greenland tourism industry warned

Prepare for the worst, Greenland tourism industry warned

Greenland’s tourism industry should prepare for a summer without any cruise ships and a reopening of its borders to airline passengers no earlier than...
Against backdrop of Suez blockage, Finnish designer presents an icebreaking container ship for shorter Arctic routes

Against backdrop of Suez blockage, Finnish designer presents an icebreaking container...

Ship designers with Aker Arctic in Finland could likely not have found a better-timed opportunity to introduce its latest study: an ice-breaking Arctic container...
Three Russian submarines surface and break Arctic ice during drills

Three Russian submarines surface and break Arctic ice during drills

MOSCOW — Three Russian nuclear ballistic missile submarines have surfaced simultaneously breaking the Arctic ice during drills, reported the commander-in-chief of the Russian fleet...
Winnipeg’s new Inuit gallery celebrates opening with online launch

Winnipeg’s new Inuit gallery celebrates opening with online launch

The Winnipeg Art Gallery hosted a virtual opening of its new Qaumajuq centre and its inaugural art exhibit, INUA, on Thursday and hosted another...