This week shows security will continue to compete with climate for priority in Arctic politics

This week shows security will continue to compete with climate for...

As U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled home from the Reykjavik Arctic Council ministerial meeting — and his first direct talks with his...
Arctic Council marks cordial start to Russian chairmanship in Reykjavik

Arctic Council marks cordial start to Russian chairmanship in Reykjavik

In a summit marked by a return to the diplomatic tenor more typical of top-level Arctic Council meetings, representatives from the eight Arctic countries...
Major uranium miner halts Greenland exploration amid ban discussion

Major uranium miner halts Greenland exploration amid ban discussion

One of the world’s largest uranium miners is putting the brakes on operations in Greenland just five months after being issued two exploration licenses...
Nunavut MP calls federal housing funding ‘laughable’

Nunavut MP calls federal housing funding ‘laughable’

Nunavut’s MP stood in Canada's House of Commons last week to demand more housing money, calling the federal government’s recent $25 million pledge “laughable...
Why Arctic ministers must go further than the IMO’s weak heavy fuel oil ban

Why Arctic ministers must go further than the IMO’s weak heavy...

In November 2020, a decade after the Arctic Council first concluded that oil spills are the greatest risk posed by shipping, the International Maritime...
A new center in Iceland will honor former president and Arctic Circle founder

A new center in Iceland will honor former president and Arctic...

Iceland’s prime minister has approved funding to establish an Arctic center proposed late last year as part of 99 recommendations for cementing the country’s...
Kivalliq org urges hunters not to waste meat

Kivalliq org urges hunters not to waste meat

Some hunters in Rankin Inlet have been wasting caribou meat — and that needs to stop, says the Kivalliq Hunters and Trappers Organization in...
Plans advance for Iqaluit wellness hub despite COVID-19 hurdles

Plans advance for Iqaluit wellness hub despite COVID-19 hurdles

The drive to build the Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub in Iqaluit continues despite new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We just keep going,” said...
Winnipeg Art Gallery forms partnership with Inuit organization

Winnipeg Art Gallery forms partnership with Inuit organization

The Winnipeg Art Gallery and Tunngasugit Inc., western Canada’s first Inuit-specific resource center, have formed a new partnership. The long-term goal of their partnership is...
How you can help shape the next cycle of federal Arctic research funding

How you can help shape the next cycle of federal Arctic...

The U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee recently released a draft Arctic Research Plan for public comment. This plan identifies priorities for the next...