Rosatom will manage Russia’s Northern Sea Route

Rosatom will manage Russia’s Northern Sea Route

Rosatom has officially been granted the leading role in the development of the vast Russian Arctic. The company, which employs more than 250,000 people...
How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public safety in Alaska

How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public...

The University of Alaska system, known for its Arctic, climate and oceans research, will lose 41 percent of its state funding under budget vetoes...
The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the North Atlantic and nearby Arctic, is now operational

The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the...

The U.S. Navy’s 2nd Fleet, revived last year to provide a bigger U.S. presence in the North Atlantic and Arctic, now has enough staff to...
Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s northern territories

Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s...

The federal government has committed to exempting aviation fuel used in Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories from the country’s carbon tax.Under Ottawa’s carbon pricing...
A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo vessel that broke in...
With more ships in the Arctic, fears of disaster rise

With more ships in the Arctic, fears of disaster rise

When the Crystal Serenity, a 1,000-passenger luxury liner, sails in August on a monthlong Arctic cruise through the Northwest Passage, it will have a...
Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the country's infrastructure developments. The Arctic plays...
US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

US budget signals more spending for long-term Arctic strategies

Last month's federal budget signals that United States may soon be willing to spend more money on programs in the Arctic.The omnibus spending bill...
Churchill’s port, railway could soon reopen under new ownership

Churchill’s port, railway could soon reopen under new ownership

Churchill’s port and railway at may be back in service before the end of the year, following the purchase of this infrastructure by a...
Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and Road alternative: report

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and...

SYDNEY — Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China's multibillion-dollar...