On the hunt for the elusive Greenland shark in Eastern Canada’s Arctic

On the hunt for the elusive Greenland shark in Eastern Canada’s...

“You’re going to need a bigger boat.”That famous line from the 1975 film Jaws makes me smile for a couple of reasons as I...
A Svalbard reindeer died after getting tangled up in plastic waste

A Svalbard reindeer died after getting tangled up in plastic waste

Plastic waste represents an increasing problem for reindeer on Svalbard, and one reindeer recently died after it got entangled in a big tangle of...
Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Russian scientists found microplastics along the entire Northern Sea Route

Russian scientists found microplastics along the entire Northern Sea Route

Russian researchers found microplastics all along the Northern Sea Route during an expedition there this summer.The Russian newspaper Izvestiya this week reports about the findings done...
Putin pushes idea of Russian gas supplies to China via Mongolia

Putin pushes idea of Russian gas supplies to China via Mongolia

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin told the head of state-controlled Gazprom to consider making Russian gas exports to China via Mongolia, the Kremlin...
A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking LNG tankers

A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking...

A joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot will develop and run a powerful new fleet of Arctic carriers. The two companies signed the deal...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn of military capabilities

As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn...

China's Ministry of Transport is dispatching a team to measure and optimize the country’s communications capabilities in Arctic waters along Russia’s coastline. The team will be...
Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Research vessels operating for the Russia Navy have discovered new islands in the archipelagos of Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. The biggest of...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...