How a Canadian town hopes to use radar to warn of approaching polar bears

How a Canadian town hopes to use radar to warn of...

CHURCHILL, Canada — Along the coast of Hudson Bay, hundreds of polar bears have been wandering for weeks, waiting for the wintertime sea ice...
A new report measures the infrastructure gap between Nunavut and the rest of Canada

A new report measures the infrastructure gap between Nunavut and the...

Nunavut has the highest rate of overcrowded housing in Canada, the slowest internet speeds and the poorest access to local health-care services in the...
Christmas is coming, but Arctic Christmas tourists are not

Christmas is coming, but Arctic Christmas tourists are not

ROVANIEMI, Finland — Christmas is coming, but in Santa's home village in northern Finland, the COVID pandemic means that the flocks of tourists who...
A double-decker train has begun operations linking Murmansk to the rest of Russia

A double-decker train has begun operations linking Murmansk to the rest...

The first double-decker train leaving Murmansk for St. Petersburg on Monday was also the first passenger train to cross over the new railway bridge...
Parks Canada plans to record underwater sounds at Tallurutiup Imanga conservation area

Parks Canada plans to record underwater sounds at Tallurutiup Imanga conservation...

Parks Canada wants to record underwater activity in four spots around Arctic Bay, in the hope of creating greater understanding of how human activity...
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...
With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of layoffs, bankruptcies

With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of...

A maze of coronavirus-related travel restrictions across Europe led many in the Nordic region to opt for domestic travel this summer. For some parts...
Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections, a new report says

Loopholes in a proposed Arctic HFO ban seriously weaken environmental protections,...

A new report released on Thursday suggests that a recommended ban on heavy fuel oil in the Arctic would not go far enough, fast...
Regional airline Widerøe cuts flights in northern Norway

Regional airline Widerøe cuts flights in northern Norway

Widerøe, Norway's third largest airline and the largest regional airline in the Nordic nations, says it will reduce routes from Tromsø to Kirkenes, Vadsø...
Norway’s Hurtigruten halts cruises after a COVID-19 outbreak on an Arctic voyage

Norway’s Hurtigruten halts cruises after a COVID-19 outbreak on an Arctic...

OSLO — Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of...