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...
Sweden’s new mental health strategy will include Sámi for the first time

Sweden’s new mental health strategy will include Sámi for the first...

The Swedish government recently announced it will update its national strategy for suicide prevention and the promotion of good mental health, and for the...
The Arctic needs better cross-sector crisis-related collaboration

The Arctic needs better cross-sector crisis-related collaboration

The coronavirus pandemic has shown that the Arctic Council must hasten its efforts to coordinate different elements of emergency preparedness responses to crises affecting...
What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What does the scandal surrounding a U.S. Congressman from sunny Southern California have to do with the Arctic? More than you might think. As chair of...
Alaska governor tempers university cuts, but Arctic programs are still vulnerable

Alaska governor tempers university cuts, but Arctic programs are still vulnerable

Less than two months after Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced drastic budget vetoes that would cut 41 percent of state funding for the University of...
There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain

There are alternatives to sacrificing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal...

The Trump administration recently gave the final go-ahead to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which by the end of 2020 would authorize...
A breakthrough in an Alaska cold-case murder shines a light on violence against Indigenous women in the Arctic

A breakthrough in an Alaska cold-case murder shines a light on...

On April 26, 1993, the body of a young woman was found in a bathroom at University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Sophie Sergie, a 20-year-old Yupik...
Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

The Arctic should teach its kids to code. In Barack Obama’s words, “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill – it’s a...
Leery of Danish spike in COVID-19 cases, Greenland considers reinstating quarantine for travelers

Leery of Danish spike in COVID-19 cases, Greenland considers reinstating quarantine...

A resurgence of COVID-19 in Denmark and other European countries has public health officials in Greenland calling on residents there to avoid all unnecessary...
How a market-based fund could help prevent the tragedy of the commons in the Arctic’s international waters

How a market-based fund could help prevent the tragedy of the...

According to the United Nations' Convention on the Law of the Sea, the natural resources in the high seas are free for any nation’s...