With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable development

With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable...

With a shakeup in its leadership, the top Arctic science and research agency in Washington, D.C. plans to re-sharpen its focus on climate change...
Sámi advocates in Sweden fear inadequate schooling, borders contribute to language decline

Sámi advocates in Sweden fear inadequate schooling, borders contribute to language...

Two decades after they were recognized as national minority languages in Sweden, the Sámi languages still face a double whammy of eroding opportunities for...
Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to keep pace with high-tech growth

Northern Sweden looks to expand its workforce in a bid to...

A combination of low unemployment and expected investments in high-tech firms that could amount to a trillion kronor ($120 billion) in Sweden’s two northernmost...
We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic

We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic

With each year, the risks of confrontation in the Arctic grow due to an increased presence of military forces, more commercial activity, and environmental...
Laval University and QIA team up on new north Baffin research stations

Laval University and QIA team up on new north Baffin research...

Pond Inlet and Qikiqtarjuaq soon will be home to new, year-round scientific research stations. That’s thanks to a $17.5-million grant from the Canada Foundation for...
Nunavut heritage society marks anniversary with a language-preservation campaigns

Nunavut heritage society marks anniversary with a language-preservation campaigns

A heritage society based in Cambridge Bay is celebrating its 25th birthday by making preservation of the Inuinnaqtun language its No. 1 priority. That’s according...
Pandemic concerns postpone 2022 Arctic Winter Games

Pandemic concerns postpone 2022 Arctic Winter Games

The Arctic Winter Games International Committee has decided to postpone its 2022 games. Next year’s Arctic Winter Games were originally set to be held in...
How Arctic sea ducks develop herd immunity from avian cholera

How Arctic sea ducks develop herd immunity from avian cholera

  Herd immunity, when a threshold proportion of a population becomes immune to a disease-causing organism, reducing or stopping further transmission, is very much in...
A Nunavut woman will receive a national honor for her work revitalizing Inuit culture

A Nunavut woman will receive a national honor for her work...

A Cambridge Bay woman who has championed Inuit culture and language through drum dancing is set to receive a national award. The office of the...
Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of a swiftly changing northern Bering Sea

Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of...

The Bering Sea region, the Pacific gateway to the Arctic Ocean, is home to ecosystems on land and in the ocean that are both...