Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s next governor takes office in December after a campaign that largely hinged on his opposition to taxes and his support for sending Alaskans...
The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s response to climate change, leaders say

The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s...

Climate-friendly initiatives are being used to force Arctic Indigenous peoples from their lands and livelihoods, Indigenous leaders and researchers said last month at an...
A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed bank to highlight crop diversity

A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed...

ROME — A cult German board game whose fans include Hollywood actors Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson may not seem the most obvious vehicle...
Arctic Yearbook’s 2018 edition focuses on China in the Arctic

Arctic Yearbook’s 2018 edition focuses on China in the Arctic

China’s role in the Arctic is the focus of the latest Arctic Yearbook, produced by the Northern Research Forum and the University of the...
The Week Ahead: An educational opportunity

The Week Ahead: An educational opportunity

Since it was introduced in 1985, Operation Dagsværk, a Danish charity drive in which teens perform a day’s work in exchange for donations, has...
A Trump administration report presents a grossly distorted picture of Nordic nations

A Trump administration report presents a grossly distorted picture of Nordic...

The Trump administration didn’t put its top minds to work on “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism,” a 72-page report that paints a dim portrait...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government.She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences are worth it

Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences...

The last panel ended, the conference center Harpa grew quiet, and the Arctic Circle Assembly concluded another year.But how effective was it — and...
Women’s issues are coming to the forefront of Arctic discussions

Women’s issues are coming to the forefront of Arctic discussions

Women’s issues, from gender-based violence to political and economic parity, play a central role in the Arctic.But until recently they've rarely come up in...
Arctic science meeting ends with reaffirmed support for Indigenous participation

Arctic science meeting ends with reaffirmed support for Indigenous participation

Inuit want Arctic scientists to treat them as partners and to respect their human rights.That’s the message the Inuit Circumpolar Council delivered to the...