Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

When reports surfaced this summer that U.S. President Donald Trump had expressed his ambition to buy Greenland, the international media storm that ensued may...
A Norwegian cruise ship is banned from sailing to Russia’s Franz Josef Land

A Norwegian cruise ship is banned from sailing to Russia’s Franz...

Two-hundred fifty passengers will no longer get to Franz Josef Land in the Russian Arctic as originally planned, after Hurtigruten was forced to cancel...
Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

Greenland’s residents grapple with global warming

Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The setting sun...
Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Greenland delays construction of a regional airport amid cost concerns

Construction of a regional airport in Qaqortoq, in southern Greenland, due to begin this autumn, has been postponed indefinitely by the nationally controlled firm...
How a US Arctic research initiative is pushing to connect science with Arctic communities

How a US Arctic research initiative is pushing to connect science...

A major U.S. research effort focused on the impacts of rapid climate change in the Arctic is boosting its efforts to connect the science...
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,...
Greenland looks to grow tourism by tapping adventure, winter travel trends

Greenland looks to grow tourism by tapping adventure, winter travel trends

Greenland is looking to attract 15,000 more visitors over the next three years by promoting winter tourism and appealing to people looking to take...
Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil in the Arctic

Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil...

While the International Maritime Organization has failed to heavy fuel oil, expedition cruise operators have now formalized a self-imposed ban on the fuel's use...
Swedish firm offering five-star accommodations aboard North Pole airship

Swedish firm offering five-star accommodations aboard North Pole airship

A Swedish firm plans to use airships to transport people to the North Pole. If all goes according to schedule, OceanSky Cruises will offer...
Russia sees 500 percent uptick in Svalbard tourism

Russia sees 500 percent uptick in Svalbard tourism

For the first time, revenues from tourism are now higher than those from coal mining in Barentsberg, the Russian settlement on Svalbard. That has...