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...
Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Leon, Nicaragua is a city known for volcano boarding. Tourists can pay to hike and then board down the youngest volcano in all of...
Aurora season is back

Aurora season is back

With the autumnal equinox past, and northern skies darkening, it's the time of year when northern lights are once again frequently visible — though...
Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping...

One of Nunavut’s more obscure public bodies, the Nunavut Marine Council, can now boast that it’s got a “five-year strategic plan” — but right...
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...
Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
France’s Ponant announces the first purpose-built luxury cruise ship to take tourists to the North Pole

France’s Ponant announces the first purpose-built luxury cruise ship to take...

The French luxury expedition operator Ponant has signed contract with Vard Søviknes yard in Norway to build the world’s first non-nuclear cruise ship to...
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...
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...
Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by 2035, says WWF

Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by...

The amount of grey water dumped from ships into northern waters could double by the year 2035, if Transport Canada doesn’t work on its...