US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this summer

US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this...

The U.S. Coast Guard will transit through the Northwest Passage later this year, in collaboration with Canada, Adm. Karl L. Schultz announced on Thursday. In...
Rosatom hints it may need fewer icebreakers for the Northern Sea Route

Rosatom hints it may need fewer icebreakers for the Northern Sea...

The head of Rosatom's Northern Sea Route Directorate says three powerful nuclear icebreakers will be able to keep the whole Arctic shipping corridor open...
Scientist calls for international cooperation to reduce marine plastics

Scientist calls for international cooperation to reduce marine plastics

International action is needed to curb the huge load of plastic ending up in the Arctic, scientists say. “We really need to tackle plastic pollution,”...
An Arctic LNG tanker is in drydock to repair damage from a winter test voyage

An Arctic LNG tanker is in drydock to repair damage from...

A highly ice-capable natural gas carrier suffered damage to one of its engine pods during a first-of-its-kind winter transit without icebreaker support on Russia’s...
China includes ‘Polar Silk Road’ in next 5-year plan

China includes ‘Polar Silk Road’ in next 5-year plan

SHANGHAI — China will construct a "Polar Silk Road" and actively participate in the development of Arctic and Antarctic regions, it said in its...
Developers plan several more floating reactors for Russia’s East Arctic coast

Developers plan several more floating reactors for Russia’s East Arctic coast

Russia's state-owned nuclear power company Rosatom intends to build five floating nuclear power plants in the Chukotka Peninsula to serve several mining projects in...
Russia launches a new satellite to monitor Arctic climate

Russia launches a new satellite to monitor Arctic climate

MOSCOW — Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a...
Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of a swiftly changing northern Bering Sea

Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...
Novatek signs deal to sell gas from Arctic LNG 2 to Chinese firm

Novatek signs deal to sell gas from Arctic LNG 2 to...

Russian natural gas company Novatek announced on Thursday a long-term deal to sell liquefied natural gas from its second major Arctic project — still...
Russia announces Bear Gap missile tests as US bombers deploy to Norway

Russia announces Bear Gap missile tests as US bombers deploy to...

Russia has announced missile testing in international waters north of Norway beginning Thursday, as U.S. strategic bombers deploy to that country for the first...