Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, set for sea trials

Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, set for sea...

BIRKENHEAD, England — Britain's new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, will leave for sea trials on Wednesday to be put through its paces...
As the Arctic’s attractions mount, Greenland is a security black hole

As the Arctic’s attractions mount, Greenland is a security black hole

COPENHAGEN — On a windy August afternoon in 2017, Akitsinnguaq Ina Olsen was relaxing in the old harbor of Nuuk, Greenland's capital, when a...
The U.S. heavy-duty Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star will make a winter voyage to Arctic Alaska

The U.S. heavy-duty Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star will make a...

The U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker that normally sails to the Antarctic will be headed north to Alaska waters this year, the admiral overseeing Alaska...
Iqaluit’s deep-water port project remains on track for 2021 completion

Iqaluit’s deep-water port project remains on track for 2021 completion

Despite pandemic restrictions, the construction of Iqaluit’s deep-water port and small-craft harbor remains on schedule. The project, awarded to Tower Arctic in 2018, is still expected...
Meet the scientist sampling the Arctic’s environmental DNA

Meet the scientist sampling the Arctic’s environmental DNA

As the Arctic melts and reveals swathes of ocean previously impenetrable to scientific investigation, the race is on to better document the rich ecosystems...
With Trump’s approval, Alaska-Alberta railway clears a key hurdle

With Trump’s approval, Alaska-Alberta railway clears a key hurdle

Last week President Trump announced that he will be issuing a presidential permit for the cross-border Alaska-to-Alberta, or A2A, railroad project. The project requires...
Russia’s new super icebreaker reaches the North Pole during ice trials

Russia’s new super icebreaker reaches the North Pole during ice trials

Russia’s future flagship icebreaker Arktika reached the North Pole during its first sea ice tests. The vessel is the world’s most powerful icebreaker and...
Cargo volume on the Northern Sea Route remains stable as Novatek eyes floating storage

Cargo volume on the Northern Sea Route remains stable as Novatek...

Cargo volume on Russia’s Northern Sea Route is expected to reach 32 million tons in 2020 according to the latest forecasts. Traffic is up...
Parks Canada plans to record underwater sounds at Tallurutiup Imanga conservation area

Parks Canada plans to record underwater sounds at Tallurutiup Imanga conservation...

Parks Canada wants to record underwater activity in four spots around Arctic Bay, in the hope of creating greater understanding of how human activity...
Inspired by Thunberg, a veteran climate activist returns to the Arctic

Inspired by Thunberg, a veteran climate activist returns to the Arctic

ABOARD 'ARCTIC SUNRISE' — Jailed in Russia in 2013 for trying to halt oil drilling in the Arctic, a disillusioned Paul Ruzycki switched to...