How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

How better data could dramatically improve Arctic shipping insurance

Having functioning Arctic shipping insurance is a fundamental step toward safety and development in the Arctic. However, substantial uncertainty around polar maritime risk and...
Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau apologizes for historic mistreatment of Inuit TB patients

Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau apologizes for historic mistreatment of Inuit TB...

Inuit in Iqaluit who listened to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologize Friday for the federal government’s mismanagement of the tuberculosis epidemic among Inuit between...
The Week Ahead: Capital ambitions

The Week Ahead: Capital ambitions

This week, your correspondent is on the road, visiting two urban Arctic centers — first Oulu, Finland, and then Luleå, Sweden.Tromsø, Norway, has staked...
Ignoring climate change won’t diminish the threat it poses to Alaska

Ignoring climate change won’t diminish the threat it poses to Alaska

Sea ice coverage in the Northern Hemisphere is usually the most widespread in March — but this year that’s not the case in the...
Women of the Arctic is now a nonprofit focused on gender issues

Women of the Arctic is now a nonprofit focused on gender...

A new organization devoted to bringing more focus to gender issues in the Arctic has taken a step closer to securing its future.Last month,...
Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Why Denmark’s crown prince is boosting Greenland business prospects

Last weekend the future king of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik, acted as a very welcome lead figure within a large business delegation that traveled...
Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Some of the last survivors of the doomed Franklin expedition may have met their demise at the hands of Inuit who they made the...
Does the United States need an inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls?

Does the United States need an inquiry into murdered and missing...

It started at Annita Lucchesi’s kitchen table four years ago.She wanted to know how many Indigenous women and girls are murdered or go missing...
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau set to visit Nunavut capital Thursday

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau set to visit Nunavut capital Thursday

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit Iqaluit Thursday to deliver a long-awaited apology for the past mistreatment of Inuit tuberculosis patients in...
Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan looks to the Arctic for a new trade route

Kazakhstan aims to use the vast Ob-Irtysh river system to gain access the world’s oceans via the Arctic port of Sabetta. Russian President Vladimir...