Russia’s new North Pole platform will soon be ready to move into ice

Russia’s new North Pole platform will soon be ready to move...

There is still plenty of work left to be done. The 83-meter vessel with the peculiar shape is wrapped in scaffold in the Admiralty...
Russia’s Nornickel ups investment forecast by $6 billion over next decade

Russia’s Nornickel ups investment forecast by $6 billion over next decade

MOSCOW — Russia's Norilsk Nickel said it has raised its 2021-2030 investment estimate by $6 billion to $35 billion to reflect higher construction costs...
Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Arctic shippers await release from ice captivity

Fifteen ships that have been slowed or stopped by ice in Russian Arctic waters for the last two weeks see release coming, as a...
IMO adopts new measures to reduce black carbon in Arctic shipping

IMO adopts new measures to reduce black carbon in Arctic shipping

The International Maritime Organization last last month adopted a non-binding resolution to reduce black carbon emissions in the Arctic. The efforts are aimed at curtailing...
How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

NUUK FJORD, Greenland — On a shore near Greenland's capital Nuuk, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging as the island's glaciers retreat:...
Freight backlogs leave some grocery shelves bare in parts of Nunavut

Freight backlogs leave some grocery shelves bare in parts of Nunavut

Grocery stores across the Baffin region are struggling to keep their shelves stocked due to shipping delays caused by the spread of the latest...
Ice-locked Russian Arctic towns might not get needed supplies

Ice-locked Russian Arctic towns might not get needed supplies

Quickly accumulating sea ice along the Northern Sea Route is creating a potentially critical situation along Russia’s east Arctic coast. For several weeks, a...
Delivery of the U.S. Coast Guard’s new icebreaker is delayed, even as the agency as sharpens its Arctic focus

Delivery of the U.S. Coast Guard’s new icebreaker is delayed, even...

The newest U.S. heavy icebreaker will not be delivered until 2025, a year later than planned, the U.S. Coast Guard recently announced. The news came...
Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes

GLASGOW — A coalition of 19 countries, including many from the Arctic, agreed last week to create zero emissions shipping trade routes between ports...
Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned up

Inuit leader at COP26 calls for Arctic shipping to be cleaned...

As representatives from countries and organizations around the world have descended into Glasgow, Scotland, to address climate change, Lisa Koperqualuk took to the stage at...