Indigenous cookbook’s mix of food, culture proves winning recipe

Indigenous cookbook’s mix of food, culture proves winning recipe

There are several ways to judge the significance of EALLU, a food book compiled by young indigenous people from throughout the Arctic. The first is...
Development begins on a new sea port in Russia’s remote Novaya Zemlya

Development begins on a new sea port in Russia’s remote Novaya...

Engineers have arrived in the Bezimyannaya Bay in the Russian Arctic archipelago of Novaya Zemlya to start preparations for a new port. A drilling rig...
Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Arctia CEO steps down after a merger, slowdown in international operations

Finnish icebreaking firm Arctia has replaced Tero Vauraste as its CEO in connection with a merger that will see the company broaden its offerings...
A Northern Sea Route free from ice is busy with shipping

A Northern Sea Route free from ice is busy with shipping

In waters normally covered by thick ice, ships are today sailing easily and without escorts. Ice data from Russia’s Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute show that...
Norway’s new oil minister says Lofoten moratorium remains in place

Norway’s new oil minister says Lofoten moratorium remains in place

OSLO — Norway's moratorium on oil exploration in the waters around the Arctic Lofoten-Vesteraalen-Senja archipelago will remain in place, the country's new oil minister Kjell-Boerge Freiberg...
A U.S.-Russian Arctic expedition heads to one of the fastest changing parts of the Arctic Ocean

A U.S.-Russian Arctic expedition heads to one of the fastest changing...

More than 50 oceanographic researchers are on board Russia's polar research flagship Akademik Tryoshnikov as it makes its way towards the Laptev Sea and...
Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, presumed dead in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, presumed dead in avalanche in Norway

OSLO — Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away...
Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new highs

Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new...

In his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev this week, Sovcomflot General Director Sergey Frank confirmed that his company over the last half...
Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil and gas

Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil...

Several major oil companies and investors have announced in recent days they are withdrawing from Russian resource development or not pursuing new projects with...
Record-low sea ice in July sets up conditions for an ultra-low minimum extent this fall

Record-low sea ice in July sets up conditions for an ultra-low...

Hammered by heat on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides, Arctic sea ice melted continued its months-long melt pattern and was at record lows...