Siberian governor plans to use river, Arctic sea route to ship grain to Japan

Siberian governor plans to use river, Arctic sea route to ship...

The Russian region of Omsk produced a total of 1.9 million tons of grain in 2018, of which 30 percent, with a value of...
Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Russia’s biggest oil company announces more offshore Arctic drilling

Five years after it found one of the largest oil fields in Arctic waters, Russian oil giant Rosneft says it has plans for more...
How a new Inuit-run non-profit could help foster sustainable development of the Northwest Passage

How a new Inuit-run non-profit could help foster sustainable development of...

There are problems on the horizon for the Canadian Arctic and, to be more specific, the Northwest Passage. This fabled, once unpassable, waterway between...
Sea ice delays unloading of sealift to Iqaluit, officials say

Sea ice delays unloading of sealift to Iqaluit, officials say

Sea ice in Iqaluit has delayed the unloading of sealift supplies, officials say.Jimmy Akavak, marketing director at Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping Inc., said they...
How geopolitics complicate the U.S. Navy’s plans for major Arctic operations

How geopolitics complicate the U.S. Navy’s plans for major Arctic operations

In response to new Russian rules on the Northern Sea Route, the U.S. Navy plans to undertake significant operations in the Arctic this summer,...
Russia establishes a new Arctic air squadron to protect the Northern Sea Route

Russia establishes a new Arctic air squadron to protect the Northern...

The Northern Sea Route needs better protection, Russia argues, as it boosts its military presence in the region. New armament and military infrastructure has...
How local innovation could link Scotland’s north to the Arctic

How local innovation could link Scotland’s north to the Arctic

Each morning before rolling out of bed, my usual routine involves checking the weather. I look at the temperature and the chance of rain....
Norwegian ships accompany Chinese rig to Russian Arctic drill site

Norwegian ships accompany Chinese rig to Russian Arctic drill site

A fleet of supply ships, including some from Norway, surround the Chinese drill rig Nan Hai Ba Hao as it prepares to spud a...
Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

Streaming live from the Arctic: the Northwest Passage Project

A group of American and Canadian scientists are preparing to embark on a two-week research mission through the Northwest Passage.Led by the University of...
Three Chinese companies to build Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel

Three Chinese companies to build Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel

TALLINN — A Chinese-funded Finnish company working on a Tallinn-Helsinki undersea tunnel project said on Friday it will work with three Chinese companies on...