A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
Disney plans to sail kid-friendly luxury cruises to climate-hit Svalbard

Disney plans to sail kid-friendly luxury cruises to climate-hit Svalbard

Following Disneynature’s upcoming film documenting the dramatic climate change at Svalbard, families with children are now offered a high-end voyage to the Norwegian Arctic...
A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit over a Canadian Arctic accident

A Russian research ship is detained in Denmark in a lawsuit...

COPENHAGEN — A Russian state research ship was detained in a Danish port this week at the request of a Canadian cruise operator pursuing...
A father and son’s Ice Age plot to slow Siberian thaw

A father and son’s Ice Age plot to slow Siberian thaw

CHERSKY, Russia — In one of the planet's coldest places, 130 kilometers south of Russia's Arctic coast, scientist Sergey Zimov can find no sign...
Northern Scandinavia sees new air routes, as tourism begins to resume

Northern Scandinavia sees new air routes, as tourism begins to resume

Despite concerns of a long-term post-pandemic hangover affecting tourism, airports in Arctic Europe are seeing some connectivity restored, with new flights being added from...
Nordic airline Widerøe launches unit for emissions-free flying

Nordic airline Widerøe launches unit for emissions-free flying

OSLO — Widerøe, the Nordics' largest regional airline, is setting up a subsidiary to help it develop an emissions-free airline business, its chief executive...
How short-haul Arctic air routes could help electric passenger planes get off the ground

How short-haul Arctic air routes could help electric passenger planes get...

Low-demand, short-haul routes in the North are ideal candidates for the rollout of the first generation of electric passenger airplanes, but their full adoption...
Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Researchers see an early glimmer of hope for Teno River salmon

Early this year, Finnish and Norwegian authorities imposed a total ban on salmon fishing in River Teno (Tana), something that had major negative effects...
The US extends a new economic aid package to Greenland

The US extends a new economic aid package to Greenland

NUUK — Greenland said on Wednesday it had agreed to a new economic aid package with the United States, which seeks to boost ties...
More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum of Finland

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum...

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts have been returned to the Sámi area by the National Museum of Finland. The idea was already brought up...