As sea ice melts, momentum grows for Nome’s Arctic port plan

As sea ice melts, momentum grows for Nome’s Arctic port plan

The Bering Strait has been a crossing point for millennia.In past geologic eras, it was a land link that allowed animals and people to...
With an Alaska-to-Chukotka flight, travelers push for easier Bering Strait crossings between US, Russia

With an Alaska-to-Chukotka flight, travelers push for easier Bering Strait crossings...

After enduring several days of weather delays, a slimmed-down convoy of aviators and travel pioneers intent on strengthening Alaska-Russia ties completed a planned trip...
A remote Russian Arctic town makes a bid to become a new stopover on the way to the North Pole

A remote Russian Arctic town makes a bid to become a...

Local authorities in Khatanga, a remote community in Russia's Taymyr Peninsula, are aiming to develop the town as a transit hub for tourists attempting...
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....
Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8ArzLPQAnkHikers on Greenland's popular Arctic Circle Trail are being advised to avoid a portion of the 100-mile (165-kilometer) route linking Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq after two...
More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something other than footprints behind

More people are visiting northern Sweden. Too many are leaving something...

As northern Sweden has become increasingly popular among travellers, the Norrbotten region has begun considering whether it should set up portable toilets along some...
Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

Norwegian island’s serious-but-not-literal ‘time-free zone’ bid generates more attention than expected

It sounded too good to be true. And, in fact, it was: Sommerøya, a Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle, will not, as...
The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator...
Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut set to see another busy cruise ship season

Nunavut communities should expect the usual influx of summer visitors arriving by ship this season.The Department of Economic Development and Transportation announced in a...
A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to link Alaska and Russia

A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to...

Three decades after the melting of the “Ice Curtain” that separated Alaska and Russia during the Cold War, a group of Alaska aviators is...