Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study recommends

Set speed limit on Arctic shipping to cut underwater noise, study...

As sea ice in the Arctic recedes, the region is increasingly touted as a shorter route for shippers, reducing sailing distances between Europe and...
Arctic tourism hotspots risk meltdown

Arctic tourism hotspots risk meltdown

More than most areas, the Arctic sells itself on being empty and difficult to reach. This has served it well for the most part,...
A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

A busy cruise ship season lies ahead for Nunavut

If you live in Pond Inlet, you might want to prepare to sell some arts and crafts this Saturday.On that day, three cruise ships...
US Coast Guard launches study aimed at improving shipping safety in Chukchi and Beaufort seas

US Coast Guard launches study aimed at improving shipping safety in...

Months after the International Maritime Organization approved a set of shipping safety measures for the Bering Strait region, the U.S. Coast Guard is starting...
Russia lays out plans to boost Arctic tourism

Russia lays out plans to boost Arctic tourism

At a meeting in St. Petersburg Monday, Russian culture ministry officials said new efforts are underway to ramp up tourism to the nation's Arctic regions.The assembly focused...
NOAA plans to test Saildrones for Arctic Ocean mapping

NOAA plans to test Saildrones for Arctic Ocean mapping

The Arctic Ocean is expected to see a rise in traffic as ice melts and seas warm. Yet according to some estimates, only 4.7...
A Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel opens in Arctic Finland

A Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel opens in Arctic Finland

Game of Thrones fans now have the opportunity to get a feel for what sleeping in the Arctic cold is like, surrounded by the army of...
A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked on its first Northern Sea Route voyage

A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked...

The Chinese cargo ship Tian En is sailing in the west of Hokkaido Island and is set to cross the Soya Strait on Saturday...
Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

When Fran Ulmer stood at on the ice at the North Pole in July, she was part of an emerging business trend — tours...
For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

For the northern lights, a musical accompaniment

An unidentified man put on a show with his violin during a northern lights display in Starmýri, in Western Iceland, in October.Footage from the video aggregator Newsflare...