A Scottish rocket firm is readying for Icelandic rocket launches

A Scottish rocket firm is readying for Icelandic rocket launches

Better known for serving as a proxy for other worlds for scientists and filmmakers, Iceland is being eyed by a Scottish rocket-maker as a...
Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

A new tax regime for the Russian Arctic aims to provide for an unprecedented wave of investment in oil and gas drilling in the...
Russia complains of Norwegian restrictions on its activities on Svalbard

Russia complains of Norwegian restrictions on its activities on Svalbard

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday accused Norway of restricting its activities on Svalbard and said it wanted talks with Oslo to resolve the issue.Svalbard,...
Shipping noises can disrupt Arctic cod behavior, new research finds

Shipping noises can disrupt Arctic cod behavior, new research finds

As shipping increases in the Arctic, it is changing Arctic cod behavior, new research shows, and those changes could have profound effects on the...
The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged — and only slightly bigger

The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged...

The Arctic’s population is expected to remain stable through the middle of the century, but there are likely to be wide differences in how...
Fear about coronavirus could hurt Arctic tourism

Fear about coronavirus could hurt Arctic tourism

A 32-year-old women from Wuhan in China was hunting the northern lights among other Chinese tourists in Saariselkä when she last Sunday began to...
LNG may not be a solution to cleaning up international shipping emissions after all, a new study finds

LNG may not be a solution to cleaning up international shipping...

A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation concludes that the use of liquefied natural gas in international shipping, a supposedly cleaner alternative...
Finland reports its first coronavirus case in an Arctic visitor from China

Finland reports its first coronavirus case in an Arctic visitor from...

Finland on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, affecting a Chinese traveller from Wuhan, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said.The traveller remains...
Gazprom eyes a huge new field in Yamal

Gazprom eyes a huge new field in Yamal

Russian natural gas company Gazprom has revised upwards its estimates for a new natural gas field on the Yamal Peninsula.The Kruzenshternskoye field holds up...
An Inuit exemption to the European Union’s seal product ban is ineffective, a new report says

An Inuit exemption to the European Union’s seal product ban is...

The European Union should do more to raise public awareness about how its ban on seal products includes an exemption for Inuit communities, say...