Concerns grow over the cost for one of three planned Greenland airport projects

Concerns grow over the cost for one of three planned Greenland...

Planned construction of a regional airport in Qaqortoq, in southern Greenland, is facing further delays after a second bidding round in which all of...
A new law will allow an Alaska cruise season this year

A new law will allow an Alaska cruise season this year

Federal legislation has cleared the way for the resumption of cruise travel in Alaska this year — though not at the record-breaking level that...
No Arctic Railway, you said? Let’s make our own

No Arctic Railway, you said? Let’s make our own

The final end to plans on building an Arctic Railway from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes isn’t a big worry for tourist companies in northernmost Finland. “I guess the...
More ships are traveling longer distances in Canada’s Northwest Passage

More ships are traveling longer distances in Canada’s Northwest Passage

The once-impenetrable Northwest Passage through Arctic Canada’s marine waters has now become a site of routine vessel transits and growing traffic. Ship use increased substantially...
Amid pandemic, Murmansk gets new direct flights throughout Russia

Amid pandemic, Murmansk gets new direct flights throughout Russia

This week, new direct flights take off from the Russian Arctic city of Murmansk to Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. Domestic travel by the Aeroflot Group...
Excitement builds in an Icelandic fishing town vying for Oscars glory

Excitement builds in an Icelandic fishing town vying for Oscars glory

The tiny Icelandic town of Husavik, which was propelled to global fame by a hit Netflix comedy, has rolled out a red carpet on...
A third lava stream has opened at Iceland’s new volcano

A third lava stream has opened at Iceland’s new volcano

Three weeks after it first began erupting, an Icelandic volcano continues to spew out lava and more fissures have opened up. A third eruption fissure...
Hikers evacuated as more lava flows from new fissures at Icelandic volcano

Hikers evacuated as more lava flows from new fissures at Icelandic...

Hikers near an Icelandic volcano had to be evacuated on Monday, according to media reports, as lava continued to ooze from newly opened fissures...
New fissures have opened at an erupting Icelandic volcano

New fissures have opened at an erupting Icelandic volcano

Two new fissures have opened in an Icelandic volcano which erupted nearly three weeks ago, video filmed on Monday showed. Eyewitness video shot from a...
A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the COVID-19 pandemic

A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the...

NUUK — Last month, a 73-year-old woman was found dead in Sisimiut on Greenland’s  west coast. The police suspected homicide. A forensic specialist from...