After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic Alaska

After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic...

Plans for a new 200-mile road cutting through the foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic are back on track now that a...
Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia plans to invest some 5.5 trillion rubles (about €72 billion, or $82 billion) on regional infrastructure and natural resource development in the Arctic...
Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Across the Arctic, cities, highways, railroads, oil fields and other structures inhabited by or used by people perch precariously on permafrost that is warming.Now...
Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in Norway

Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in...

There is big politics in the air over Honningsvåg, the Norwegian Arctic town that now is hosting the grand ship-to-ship reloading scheme of Russian...
Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Safety at the error-plagued Goliat oil platform in the Barents Sea is improving, but Norwegian safety authorities remain far from satisfied and have warned...
Norwegian legislature won’t halt order requiring herder to put down 275 reindeer

Norwegian legislature won’t halt order requiring herder to put down 275...

Jovsset Ánte Sara is currently the owner of a herd of 350 reindeer. However, it is increasingly likely that, by the end of the...
Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Federal fisheries managers have approved a new Bering Sea ecosystem plan that officials say will help guide decisions as conditions rapidly change in the...
U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

WASHINGTON — The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on...
Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report says

Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report...

Maritime search-and-rescue efforts in the Canadian Arctic need upgrades to radio communication systems, better training for volunteers and more Inuktut-speaking Coast Guard staff, a...
Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — A few days before Alaska Native whaling crews set out to into the Arctic Ocean in October, a congregation of several...