Why a warming Arctic needs an investment review mechanism

Why a warming Arctic needs an investment review mechanism

Increased investment into the Arctic over the coming decades is inevitable. To respond to this, the Arctic’s present international governance structures can be improved...
Searching for Misha: the life and tragedies of the world’s most famous polar bear

Searching for Misha: the life and tragedies of the world’s most...

On the morning of August 31 2017, I didn’t meet a remarkable polar bear.It was my third week of fieldwork based out of Longyearbyen,...
Sweden moves to update Sámi reindeer laws in the wake of a landmark land-rights decision

Sweden moves to update Sámi reindeer laws in the wake of...

Sweden’s government says it will begin looking at ways to revise that country’s 1971 law regulating reindeer husbandry after a supreme court decision this...
Why Arctic nations should invest in a network of green ports

Why Arctic nations should invest in a network of green ports

Due to melting sea ice, Arctic waters are opening for more business, including in the cargo shipping, tourism, and fishing sectors. But that’s a...
How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

How our new virtual world can empower the Arctic

Sighing deeply over coffee, my friend lamented that 2020 has so far been the “year of cancelation ‘on all levels’” — from small birthday...
Edmonton CFL team officially drops name

Edmonton CFL team officially drops name

The CFL’s Edmonton team has made it official: After months of consultation and public pressure, the franchise will drop its name.The football team announced...
In an online poll, Nuuk residents lean towards keeping Egede statue in place

In an online poll, Nuuk residents lean towards keeping Egede statue...

An online vote being held to determine the future of a statue in Nuuk, Greenland, that was marked with anti-colonial statements last month amidst...
NTI provides $2.4M to help launch Inuit TV

NTI provides $2.4M to help launch Inuit TV

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. will spend $2.4 million over three years to support plans to create an Inuktut television channel.This commitment — recently announced on...
Greenland’s ‘power elite’ is diverse, but geographically concentrated, study suggests

Greenland’s ‘power elite’ is diverse, but geographically concentrated, study suggests

Greenland’s most influential people are a diverse, relatively large group of individuals who live in Nuuk, are generally better educated than the population at...
How miners’ hunt for metals to power electric cars threatens Sámi reindeer herders’ homeland

How miners’ hunt for metals to power electric cars threatens Sámi...

Tuomas Siilasjoki and Minna Näkkäläjärvi say they were taken by surprise when a mobile drill rig one day appeared in the horizon. Nobody had...