Greenlanders abroad to be flown home ‘as soon as possible’ as UK coronavirus variant spreads

Greenlanders abroad to be flown home ‘as soon as possible’ as...

The thousand or so Greenland residents in Denmark told to hunker down there until January 12 in order to avoid a surge of potential...
Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

Pond Inlet pitches compromise deal on Mary River mine expansion

The Hamlet of Pond Inlet says it’s now ready to support a controversial expansion of the Mary River iron mine — but only if...
Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new trash-to-energy systems are expected to provide residents of Greenland’s two largest cities with heat and hot water while at the same time...
Greenland suspends inbound flights to halt COVID-19 spread from Denmark

Greenland suspends inbound flights to halt COVID-19 spread from Denmark

The prospect of 1,000 people returning to Greenland in the span of five days after spending the holidays in Denmark has led that country’s...
In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural treasure

In Iceland, a disagreement over how best to protect a natural...

Iceland’s highlands, according to a website promoting creation of national park there, is one of that country’s greatest treasures. It's a statement few would...
Three things a Biden administration can do right away to refocus US Arctic policy

Three things a Biden administration can do right away to refocus...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
Greenland to begin new year with COVID vaccinations

Greenland to begin new year with COVID vaccinations

After receiving its first shipment of 975 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Greenland health authorities say they will begin vaccinating nursing-home...
The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US Arctic waters

The Biden administration should immediately ban heavy fuel oil in US...

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Families and friends paid tribute on Tuesday to fishermen from a Russian trawler that sank in the Barents Sea the day before. In the Arctic...
Despite false positives, new COVID cases keep Greenland health authorities on alert

Despite false positives, new COVID cases keep Greenland health authorities on...

A review of the six positive COVID-19 tests recorded this weekend in travelers from Denmark to the town of Ilulissat, Greenland, has revealed that...