For Northern destinations, dealing with tourism can be an exercise in crowd control

For Northern destinations, dealing with tourism can be an exercise in...

If tourism in the North tends to get a bad rap, it is not hard to understand why. Rapid, often unexpected, growth is blamed...
Novatek is set to order up to 42 new ice-hardened LNG carriers

Novatek is set to order up to 42 new ice-hardened LNG...

With the opening of Novatek’s newest and largest Arctic natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2, just three years away, Novatek’s Chairman of the Board...
Do Ungava Bay beluga exist?

Do Ungava Bay beluga exist?

A major point of contention during the recent hearing on beluga management in Nunavik was whether or not a stock of Ungava Bay beluga...
Could the Russian industry town Nikel reinvent itself as a tourism hub?

Could the Russian industry town Nikel reinvent itself as a tourism...

Russian metal producer Nornickel might invest up to 10.5 billion rubles (€153 million) in the development of a tourism cluster in Pechenga, a municipality...
Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new estimate finds

Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new...

Four decades after oil began flowing from Alaska’s North Slope, a new resource assessment says there is plenty more oil yet to be discovered.The...
A new study finds IMO’s low-sulphur fuel mandate actually boosts dangerous black carbon emissions in the Arctic

A new study finds IMO’s low-sulphur fuel mandate actually boosts dangerous...

The International Maritime Organization has mandated the use of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) in marine shipping starting January 1, 2020. This regulation...
Even after decades, caribou still aren’t fully used to oil development, scientists say

Even after decades, caribou still aren’t fully used to oil development,...

Images of plentiful caribou coexisting peacefully with oil fields have long been staples of the industry’s argument that development is environmentally safe and that...
The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled start

The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled...

The fourth and last train of Russian gas company Novatek's Yamal LNG project is delayed and might cost the company several billions in lost...
Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping

Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic...

Most Inuit and local informants agree that designated safe shipping corridors planned for Canadian Arctic waters should be set up to protect marine mammals...
As Greenland seeks to diversify its economy, water is shaping up as a key element

As Greenland seeks to diversify its economy, water is shaping up...

A group of 50 Greenlandic lawmakers and businesspeople are on a week-long trip to visit European capitals as part of an effort to diversify...