Norway plans to expand Arctic oil and gas drilling

Norway plans to expand Arctic oil and gas drilling

OSLO — Norway will offer new licenses to drill for oil and gas in its oceans, including previously unexplored acreage in the Arctic, the...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
Norway closes seaports and border to Russian traffic

Norway closes seaports and border to Russian traffic

The Norwegian government on Friday announced that it will follow the European Union’s decision to close seaports and borders to Russian goods traffic. The closure...
Narwhals can be disturbed by faraway noises

Narwhals can be disturbed by faraway noises

A new study shows that narwhals are disturbed by noise originating as far as 20 to 30 kilometers away, reports Greenland national broadcaster KNR. The...
Ships complete ‘historical passage’ on Northern Sea Route

Ships complete ‘historical passage’ on Northern Sea Route

It has been an Arctic odyssey for the ships and crews that in November got stuck in sea-ice on the remote Northern Sea Route. After a month...
Sanctions, isolation could doom Russia’s ambitious Arctic goals

Sanctions, isolation could doom Russia’s ambitious Arctic goals

Although the Russia Arctic has been a top priority for that nation's government in recent years, the region is now set to face serious...
A British aircraft carrier makes a rare visit visit remote island in the Norwegian Arctic

A British aircraft carrier makes a rare visit visit remote island...

NATO's naval presence in the North Atlantic remains high after a series of exercises in Norway and Iceland. This week, The United Kingdom's biggest...
Full speed ahead for Russia’s new fleet of giant icebreakers

Full speed ahead for Russia’s new fleet of giant icebreakers

The nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika, the first of a powerful new series being built in Russia, is undergoing acceptance tests at sea, while the second...
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...
Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

Analysis-Russia’s Rosneft bets on giant Vostok to reshape Europe’s oil market

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has placed its bets on its biggest oil project since the fall of the Soviet Union to push aside rival...