Svalbard study finds high levels of pharmaceuticals in marine life

Svalbard study finds high levels of pharmaceuticals in marine life

Scientists in Svalbard seeking to understand the environmental impact of releasing wastewater directly into the ocean have found surprisingly high levels of pharmaceuticals in...
Iceland volcano could erupt for years, creating ‘perfect tourist’ attraction

Iceland volcano could erupt for years, creating ‘perfect tourist’ attraction

COPENHAGEN — A volcano in Iceland spewing lava into the sky since it erupted last Friday could continue its spectacular display for years, potentially...
Lukoil takes Arctic oil shipping dispute with Rosneft to Russia’s Supreme Court

Lukoil takes Arctic oil shipping dispute with Rosneft to Russia’s Supreme...

Russia's two biggest oil companies, Lukoil and Rosneft, are preparing for a legal battle over transportation of Arctic oil in the country's highest court. The...
Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

OSLO — Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister...
With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable development

With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable...

With a shakeup in its leadership, the top Arctic science and research agency in Washington, D.C. plans to re-sharpen its focus on climate change...
Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital

Volcano erupts near Iceland’s capital

COPENHAGEN — A volcano erupted near Iceland's capital Reykjavik on Friday, shooting lava high into the night sky after thousands of small earthquakes in...
Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp cancelled for the third year in a row

Russia’s North Pole Barneo camp cancelled for the third year in...

COVID-19 travel restrictions have put a halt to the annual ice camp Barneo, usually constructed by Russia on Arctic sea ice near the North...
Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to keep pace with high-tech growth

Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to...

A combination of low unemployment and expected investments in high-tech firms that could amount to a trillion kronor ($120 billion) in Sweden’s two northernmost...
Iceland opens borders for vaccinated visitors to boost tourism

Iceland opens borders for vaccinated visitors to boost tourism

COPENHAGEN — Iceland will this week open its borders to all visitors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 without mandatory testing or quarantine, as...
West Greenland’s plastic litter mostly comes from local sources, study finds

West Greenland’s plastic litter mostly comes from local sources, study finds

The vast majority of plastic that collects on Greenland’s western coast likely stems from local sources, a study of 300 kilograms of litter gathered during...