Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
For northern museums, exhibits of indigenous art are increasingly community efforts

For northern museums, exhibits of indigenous art are increasingly community efforts

You don’t have to search hard to find indigenous art in the world’s museums. Often, you can even find it in the world’s art...
Did Finland fail as Arctic Council chair?

Did Finland fail as Arctic Council chair?

The chair of the Arctic Council organises the meetings of the Sustainable Development Working Group and the Senior Arctic Officials as well as the...
Tasting the sweetness of summer, berry by berry

Tasting the sweetness of summer, berry by berry

OSLO, Norway — When I was 23, my Norwegian relatives taught me how to sit still. During the long sunlit evenings in the summer...
Independence and stability are top priorities for Greenland’s new government

Independence and stability are top priorities for Greenland’s new government

Greenland, to the surprise of many, found itself on Thursday being led by a new unity government that, formally at least, puts an end...
Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Sometimes there is much solace in cool analysis. Listen to this: Russia is likely to continue as an active and willing partner in the...
Partying under the midsummer Arctic sun — unless you’re a worm

Partying under the midsummer Arctic sun — unless you’re a worm

Around the Arctic Circle during the summer, there’s no need for the saying “I wish this day would never end” — because for a...
How state-level ivory bans are hurting Alaska Native hunters and their communities

How state-level ivory bans are hurting Alaska Native hunters and their...

Perry Pungowiyi, a Yupik artist and hunter from western Alaska, says there are two big changes that have made the tradition of walrus hunting...
Is Europe caving to Russia on pipeline politics?

Is Europe caving to Russia on pipeline politics?

The European Union appears to be softening its stance on a controversial Russian pipeline project, even as it seeks to wean itself off dependence...
How a regional clean development mechanism for the Arctic could more effectively combat climate change

How a regional clean development mechanism for the Arctic could more...

Reykjavik is a global leader on climate change. It’s working to be carbon neutral by 2040. To most people, this is a success story....