Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut communities should expect the usual influx of summer visitors arriving by ship this season.The Department of Economic Development and Transportation announced in a...
The small town of Dikson is set to get a key role in Russia’s big Arctic plan

The small town of Dikson is set to get a key...

The roughly 550 people living in Dikson, an outpost on the Kara Sea coast, could soon face big change as Russia's federal government earlier...
A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to link Alaska and Russia

A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to...

Three decades after the melting of the “Ice Curtain” that separated Alaska and Russia during the Cold War, a group of Alaska aviators is...
Canadian Coast Guard embarks on longer Arctic season this year

Canadian Coast Guard embarks on longer Arctic season this year

Canada’s aging Coast Guard fleet will enter Arctic waters two weeks earlier this year and remain one week longer, Coast Guard officials told reporters...
Norway aims to boost satellite broadband communications in the Arctic

Norway aims to boost satellite broadband communications in the Arctic

Norway is set to work with the U.S and other allies to develop a new broadband communication network in the Arctic."There is bad and...
First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in Bering Sea

First-ever recorded right whale songs come from tiny population swimming in...

For years, scientists trying to track the elusive Eastern North Pacific right whale have had to listen with special underwater acoustic devices for the...
Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

Traveling exhibit offers clues to how the Franklin Expedition was lost

For more than a century and a half, mystery has shrouded the Franklin Expedition, a doomed attempt to find the fabled Northwest Passage. The...
Ottawa gives green light to Arctic airline merger

Ottawa gives green light to Arctic airline merger

After years of negotiations and a short-lived codeshare arrangment, Canada’s two largest Arctic airlines will become one.Transport Canada announced on June 19 that it...
Russia begins drilling at major Arctic oil reserve

Russia begins drilling at major Arctic oil reserve

Operations at what could become the largest oil field in the Arctic began on June 13 when Russia’s Neftegazholding began drilling at Payakha, in northern...
Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

An environmental group filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday for what it alleges is an illegal neglect of duty to protect two...