The Polar Code heralds a new era of safer navigation in Arctic waters

The Polar Code heralds a new era of safer navigation in...

An historic milestone was reached on New Year’s Day 2017 when the International Maritime Organization’s Polar Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters came...
Canada’s courts stacked against Indigenous people, prominent lawyer says

Canada’s courts stacked against Indigenous people, prominent lawyer says

Jurisdictions such as Nunavut do not sentence Indigenous people fairly, because criminal court judges don’t have the whole story of offenders put in front...
We need to fill the gaps in Arctic research before a crisis strikes

We need to fill the gaps in Arctic research before a...

In the event of a major shipping or oil spill disaster, Arctic nations will face unprecedented environmental and humanitarian challenges.A cruise ship fire in...
The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

Whether you believe that the Arctic is or is not an area that NATO should be paying more attention to depends on your opinion...
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...
Does a Russia-China alignment in the Arctic have staying power?

Does a Russia-China alignment in the Arctic have staying power?

The combination of climate change, Russia’s laser-like focus on its core interests in its High North region, and China’s expanding investments in the Arctic...
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 Week Ahead: Making up appearances

The Week Ahead: Making up appearances

Among the Arctic cognoscenti, all eyes this week will be focused on Tromsø, Norway, where Arctic Frontiers, one of the big four of the...
After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

The Greenland government will give about $150,000 as a humanitarian contribution to the Government of Nunavut.Greenland’s finance and tax committee decided to offer the...
The Week Ahead: One kingdom, three countries

The Week Ahead: One kingdom, three countries

This Thursday, Denmark’s national assembly, the Folketing, will debate the government’s most recent two-year foreign policy and security strategy.A practice begun in 2017, publication...