Russia’s Northern Sea Route sees record cargo volume in 2018

Russia’s Northern Sea Route sees record cargo volume in 2018

Russia’s Northern Sea Route saw another record-setting year in 2018 as 18 million tons of cargo traveled along the country’s Arctic coastline. This compares...
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...
The European Parliament keeps an Arctic focus

The European Parliament keeps an Arctic focus

2016 could very well go down in history as the European Union’s “Polar Year.”The EU, along with 24 countries, recently brokered an international agreement...
Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter months

Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter...

Russian natural gas major Novatek is bound to face logistical challenges at its Yamal LNG operation despite ongoing efforts to streamline shipping operations. The...
On a long hike in the Arctic, you learn to savor each bug-free moment

On a long hike in the Arctic, you learn to savor...

JIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue,...
Murkowski earns respect; ANWR needs protection

Murkowski earns respect; ANWR needs protection

Sen, Lisa Murkowski and I are on different sides when it comes to the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but that...
Innovation for a new Arctic

Innovation for a new Arctic

Rapid environmental and social changes in the Arctic region have enormous local and global impacts, from endangering indigenous communities to increasing global sea level....
The Week Ahead: Commercial launch

The Week Ahead: Commercial launch

One of the original benefits of putting things into space was that it gave scientists a better vantage point from which to look back...
New map for Nunavut’s Auyuittuq National Park features Inuktitut place names

New map for Nunavut’s Auyuittuq National Park features Inuktitut place names

A new Parks Canada map for Auyuittuq National Park has plenty of new names on it — and they’re written in the Inuit language.It’s...
Alaska moves to include Native languages in public signs

Alaska moves to include Native languages in public signs

Expect to start seeing Native languages on public information signs around the Alaska.Under an administrative order issued by Gov. Bill Walker last month, state...