The first-ever Polar Pride Day this week aims to broaden inclusion among polar researchers

The first-ever Polar Pride Day this week aims to broaden inclusion...

A Polar Pride Day will be held for the first time on Wednesday, marking an important step for LGBTQ+ inclusion in polar science. The British...
A newly proposed language requirement highlights simmering divisions in Greenland

A newly proposed language requirement highlights simmering divisions in Greenland

Few subjects are more sensitive in Greenland than the question of language, but a few days ago Greenland’s premier cut straight to the bone. Writing...
Sámi group asks Swedish museum to return human remains held in archives

Sámi group asks Swedish museum to return human remains held in...

A Sámi group in Uppsala, Sweden, is calling for the skeletal remains of 29 people disinterred in the 19th and early 20th centuries for...
Danes’ voting rights in Greenland to remain unchanged, despite concerns of ‘disproportional influence’

Danes’ voting rights in Greenland to remain unchanged, despite concerns of...

Lawmakers in Greenland have withdrawn a proposal before the national assembly that would have required residents from other parts of the Kingdom of Denmark...
The Arctic: our shared responsibility

The Arctic: our shared responsibility

For many people in the world, the Arctic is a faraway place, an object of fascination and research. For many people in the Nordic...
Norway’s Supreme Court is set to rule on whether the country can keep searching for new Arctic oil

Norway’s Supreme Court is set to rule on whether the country...

Almost all of Norway’s electricity comes from hydropower and its domestic emissions are relatively low, meaning the country is often perceived as clean and...
A new survey reveals just how hidden homelessness can be in Nunavut

A new survey reveals just how hidden homelessness can be in...

A newly released report tries to put a number on how many Nunavummiut struggle with homelessness, while explaining the complexities of securing a place...
The site of a 2017 landslide and tsunami remains a ‘danger area,’ say Greenland authorities

The site of a 2017 landslide and tsunami remains a ‘danger...

Residents of two Greenland hamlets who were resettled after a deadly 2017 tsunami will not be permitted to return home for the time being,...
Nunavut’s efforts to eliminate tuberculosis have been hampered by COVID-19

Nunavut’s efforts to eliminate tuberculosis have been hampered by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has put Nunavut’s efforts to eradicate tuberculosis on the backburner. Nunavut’s health minister, George Hickes, said on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the...
Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably late and why it matters

Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably...

With the setting of the sun and the onset of polar darkness, the Arctic Ocean would normally be crusted with sea ice along the...