Yukon’s government is launching its own study of drilling impacts in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Yukon’s government is launching its own study of drilling impacts in...

While the Trump administration is preparing studies leading up to its planned oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the government across the...
Foundation that discovered Franklin ship sets sights on exploring Canada’s Hudson Bay

Foundation that discovered Franklin ship sets sights on exploring Canada’s Hudson...

A new scientific research vessel will be prowling the waters of Canada’s Hudson Bay this summer.It’s the William Kennedy, a converted offshore crab fishing...
Funding for a long-awaited US heavy icebreaker is target of House GOP cuts

Funding for a long-awaited US heavy icebreaker is target of House...

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations committee approved its Homeland Security Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2019 — and funding for a...
As the Arctic changes, international cooperation may be put to the test

As the Arctic changes, international cooperation may be put to the...

The Arctic is one of the most secure regions in the world, experts say. But as the environment changes rapidly, opening up the region...
A newly deployed satellite will soon bring higher internet speeds to Nunavut

A newly deployed satellite will soon bring higher internet speeds to...

The launch of a new satellite this week will bring higher speed broadband connection for some internet users in Nunavut.Telesat’s new Telstar 19 VANTAGE...
Rosatom names head of newly established Northern Sea Route directorate

Rosatom names head of newly established Northern Sea Route directorate

Rosatom, Russia’s nuclear corporation, has appointed Vyacheslav Ruksha to be in charge of the Northern Sea Route between Asia and Europe. Ruksha comes from the...
Work resumes on much-criticized Nunavut land use plan

Work resumes on much-criticized Nunavut land use plan

The Nunavut Planning Commission is taking another crack at revising its draft land use plan for the territory.The planning commission held public hearings for...
Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at the UN

Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at...

For the first time since its formation in 1996, the Arctic Council presented its work at the UN’s annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable...
The Week Ahead: Emerging dragon

The Week Ahead: Emerging dragon

On Friday, China’s polar icebreaker, the Xuelong, departed Shanghai for its ninth expedition to the Arctic.For the next two months, the 100 or so...
At Inuit assembly, Alaska leader promotes oil development — on Inupiat terms

At Inuit assembly, Alaska leader promotes oil development — on Inupiat...

Standing in the gymnasium on a school built with oil money, in city with public services funded by oil and with homes that are...