Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil and gas

Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil...

Several major oil companies and investors have announced in recent days they are withdrawing from Russian resource development or not pursuing new projects with...
The newest US icebreaker now has a name, but construction is still delayed

The newest US icebreaker now has a name, but construction is...

The newest U.S. icebreaker will be called Polar Sentinel, but the ship’s delivery will be delayed until at least May 2025, Adm. Karl L....
Russia starts naval drills to rehearse protecting Arctic shipping lane

Russia starts naval drills to rehearse protecting Arctic shipping lane

MOSCOW — Russian warships entered the Barents Sea on Wednesday to rehearse protecting a major shipping lane in the Arctic, its Northern Fleet said...
Russia’s newest nuclear-powered icebreaker arrives in Murmansk

Russia’s newest nuclear-powered icebreaker arrives in Murmansk

The nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir arrived at its home port of Murmansk, in the Russian Arctic on Saturday. The ship arrived from St. Petersburg, where it...
A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal funding

A key Arctic Alaska port expansion gets $250 million in federal...

The project to expand and deepen a key port in Arctic Alaska will get a $250 million boost in federal funding from recently passed...
North Baffin hunters call for 10-year freeze on Baffinland mine expansion

North Baffin hunters call for 10-year freeze on Baffinland mine expansion

Three north Baffin hunters and trappers associations are calling for a ban on increased ore production at Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s Mary River mine. The...
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...
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...
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...
The world’s most powerful icebreaker makes its first voyage along the eastern Northern Sea Route

The world’s most powerful icebreaker makes its first voyage along the...

The nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika arrived on January 1 in the remote Russian town of Pevek, together with cargo vessels Inzhener Trubin and Yuri Arshenevsky and diesel-engined...