Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

MOSCOW — Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its...
US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its draft environmental impact statement on the design and construction of six polar-class icebreakers.The polar...
Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

WASHINGTON/LONDON — Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed Alaska companies and government departments for espionage opportunities following a U.S. trade delegation visit...
Novatek’s Yamal LNG project doubles its production capacity ahead of schedule

Novatek’s Yamal LNG project doubles its production capacity ahead of schedule

Russian natural gas major Novatek and its French partner Total announced the commissioning of the second production line at their Yamal Liquefied Natural Gas...
Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s Arctic gas line

Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s...

FAIRBANKS — It’s time for Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to admit the obvious — the Trump trade war with China threatens the proposed $43...
Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing system

Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing...

Alaska, scientists have been saying for years, is on the front line of climate change. Now the climate leadership team appointed by Gov. Bill...
A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked on its first Northern Sea Route voyage

A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked...

The Chinese cargo ship Tian En is sailing in the west of Hokkaido Island and is set to cross the Soya Strait on Saturday...
Greenland polar bear management plan seeks balance between conservation and exploitation

Greenland polar bear management plan seeks balance between conservation and exploitation

Establishing clear guidelines for protecting polar bears will ensure the people of Greenland continued access to an important traditional resource, while the same time...
With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

Eight vessels from Russia's Northern Fleet vessels set sail from the fleet’s main base in Severomorsk on the Kola Peninsula Wednesday heading northeast on...
A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

If you live in Pond Inlet, you might want to prepare to sell some arts and crafts this Saturday.On that day, three cruise ships...