Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

The Russian far eastern shipyard of Zvezda is ready to start building of the first tanker for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.On Nov. 2,...
Nunavut turbot gets sustainability stamp

Nunavut turbot gets sustainability stamp

Turbot fisheries in Nunavut waters are now internationally recognized as sustainable.As of Oct. 3, the fish, also known as Greenland halibut, can bear the...
Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for more Alaska drilling

Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for...

The Trump administration is putting oil leases for 3.98 million acres of federal lands in Arctic Alaska on the auction block next month, part...
Finnish tour operator ends visits to sacred Sami island

Finnish tour operator ends visits to sacred Sami island

The island Ukonsaari, Äijih in Inari Sámi, is the most famous holy place for the Sámi in Finland.Tours to the island have been a...
Environmental groups are back in court to fight Norway’s Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups are back in court to fight Norway’s Arctic oil...

Green groups argued before a Norwegian appeals court on Tuesday that the government has violated the constitution by granting oil firms exploration rights in...
Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of Arctic coal

Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of...

It was not alternative and green power that was discussed when Indian Minister of oil, natural gas and steel Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan visited Russia...
Nike, other retailers vow not to use Arctic shipping routes

Nike, other retailers vow not to use Arctic shipping routes

Nike recently teamed up with the Ocean Conservancy in a pledge not to use Arctic shipping routes, citing both safety and environmental concerns about...
Methane emissions from North Slope oil fields are larger than previously believed — but minor compared to flux from warming soils

Methane emissions from North Slope oil fields are larger than previously...

A study of fugitive methane produced by oil operations on Alaska’s North Slope provides a combination of bad news and good news.The bad: The...
A second voyage to ship fish via Russia’s Arctic sea route has been cancelled

A second voyage to ship fish via Russia’s Arctic sea route...

Sailing fish from the Russian Far East via the Northern Sea Route to St. Petersburg on board the nuclear-powered container vessel Sevmorput has turned...
EU grants more licenses in contested snow crab fisheries near Svalbard

EU grants more licenses in contested snow crab fisheries near Svalbard

The EU is once again planning to award 20 licenses for snow crab fishing near Svalbard, in violation of a ruling by the Norwegian...