Iqaluit declares local state of emergency over water drought

Iqaluit declares local state of emergency over water drought

For the first time in three years, Iqaluit is in a local state of emergency due to a water shortage. City councilors met Friday afternoon...
Turkish companies could rescue Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project

Turkish companies could rescue Russia’s Arctic LNG 2 project

The unprecedented Arctic industrialization that over the past years has unfolded along the shores of Russia’s remote Gulf of Ob faces serious troubles following...
Canadian Hydrographic Service gets $84M to map Arctic Ocean floor

Canadian Hydrographic Service gets $84M to map Arctic Ocean floor

The federal government is planning to spend more than $100 million to map the Arctic Ocean floor and to make improvements to Rankin Inlet’s...
Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s far north

Taking the road less traveled on the Diamond Circle in Iceland’s...

HÚSAVIK, Iceland — In 2021, the residents of Húsavík rolled out the red carpet for themselves. Symbolically, of course. It started above the whaling...
Food inflation hits especially had in Canada’s north

Food inflation hits especially had in Canada’s north

IQALUIT — In Canada's remote north, residents have long paid dearly for food, and rising prices have worsened an already dire situation, exposing the...
‘It’s unreal’ – Tourists watch volcanic eruption in Iceland

‘It’s unreal’ – Tourists watch volcanic eruption in Iceland

Tourists gathered near Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano over the weekend to watch it spew out lava and streams of molten rock. One pair of onlookers, Jessie...
Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Visitors flock to Iceland’s newest volcanic eruption

Several people gathered on Wednesday to watch the eruption of a volcano near Iceland's capital Reykjavik. Videos uploaded on social media show people taking photos...
It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

It’s indescribable, says drone pilot on filming Iceland volcano

Drone pilot Isak Finnbogason filmed the lava and smoke spewing from a fissure in the ground on the side of a mountain near Iceland's...
New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

New Pond Inlet harbor expected to provide safety, economic benefits

Pond Inlet’s new community harbor has officially opened. Funded with $30 million from the federal government and $11 million from the Government of Nunavut, the...
A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A sweeping US Senate bill aims to address key Arctic issues

A broad bill covering national security, shipping, research, and trade in the Arctic that sharply rebukes Russia’s dominance on some issues was introduced in...