The US aid package to Greenland marks a new chapter in a long, complex relationship

The US aid package to Greenland marks a new chapter in...

There are multiple ways to seek to understand what a new aid package from the U.S. to Greenland announced last week means. But one...
With a $12.1 million offer to Greenland, America is playing softball in the Arctic

With a $12.1 million offer to Greenland, America is playing softball...

On April 23, the U.S. Department of State announced it was offering a $12.1 million aid package to Greenland. During a briefing on the...
On the land during a pandemic

On the land during a pandemic

A program in Arviat is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic using the principles of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, or the Inuit way of knowing.The Young Hunters...
Housing is health: Coronavirus highlights the dangers of the housing crisis in Canada’s North

Housing is health: Coronavirus highlights the dangers of the housing crisis...

What do you do when the government’s No. 1 strategy for slowing the spread of a global pandemic is virtually impossible to implement where...
A tough strategy of isolation has protected Greenland from coronavirus — so far

A tough strategy of isolation has protected Greenland from coronavirus —...

Imagine the audacity it takes to close off the largest island on Earth from the rest of the world. An impossibility, a baffling paradox,...
Coronavirus isn’t the only serious respiratory illness threatening Arctic residents

Coronavirus isn’t the only serious respiratory illness threatening Arctic residents

So far, there have been zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut. But experts are also worried about the spread of other respiratory illnesses,...
Isolation as ideas incubation: the Arctic Inspiration Prize team wants applications

Isolation as ideas incubation: the Arctic Inspiration Prize team wants applications

The Arctic Inspiration Prize team is calling on residents of northern Canada to use their time in isolation to come up with ideas that...
Why domestic violence in the Arctic could surge with the coronavirus pandemic

Why domestic violence in the Arctic could surge with the coronavirus...

Around the world, rates of domestic violence and intimate partner violence are rising along with the spread of coronavirus.Domestic violence often spikes during economic...
As rural Alaska reports its first COVID-19 case, concerns over summer fisheries rise

As rural Alaska reports its first COVID-19 case, concerns over summer...

The coronavirus pandemic has reached rural western Alaska, and as the illness spreads, worries are increasing about the crowds of summer fishery workers expected...
Sweden’s liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death toll mounts

Sweden’s liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death toll mounts

STOCKHOLM — A spike in novel coronavirus infections and deaths in Stockholm has raised questions about Sweden's decision to fight the outbreak without resorting...