Why a US-driven dispute over Arctic Council climate language is different this time around

Why a US-driven dispute over Arctic Council climate language is different...

Refusing to talk about climate change in hopes it will go away is hardly a sensible strategy.But it’s not really a surprise that U.S....
Does a traditional Inuit diet hold hidden health powers? One Greenlandic researcher is trying to find out

Does a traditional Inuit diet hold hidden health powers? One Greenlandic...

COPENHAGEN — Tiny microbes present in traditionally prepared Greenlandic foods — similar to those eaten by Inuit in Canada, Alaska and Russia — may...
Why the lingering dispute between Denmark and Canada over a high Arctic island is so important

Why the lingering dispute between Denmark and Canada over a high...

Last Saturday, I was on Hans Island.Not many people ever get to this island, which is a real pity. This tiny, nondescript, icy and...
Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study

Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says...

If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the...
The Week Ahead: Erna in the reindeers’ den

The Week Ahead: Erna in the reindeers’ den

Seen from a national perspective, reindeer herding in Norway makes a marginal economic contribution. But, for the estimated 3,000 people who make a living...
The future of Alaska’s Arctic gas line is as uncertain as ever

The future of Alaska’s Arctic gas line is as uncertain as...

The gas pipeline promotion business in Alaska has been a cyclical enterprise for more than 40 years.Since even before the completion of the trans-Alaska...
The Russians are not coming, at least not to Alaska

The Russians are not coming, at least not to Alaska

Russian Arctic policy is often characterized as “threatening” to its neighbors and the regional status quo.  This tone can be seen in commentary such...
Russian performer uncovers raw feelings about the Alaska purchase of 1867

Russian performer uncovers raw feelings about the Alaska purchase of 1867

Zlata Lund’s enthusiasm and bubbling flow of Russian-accented words leaves few breaks, so I imagine her Alaska Native friend in Dillingham must have waited...
Alaska needs to join movement to honor non-binding terms of Paris pact

Alaska needs to join movement to honor non-binding terms of Paris...

Since Alaska has been heating up twice as fast as the Lower 48 and has visible signs of permafrost melting and rapidly shrinking glaciers,...
How drones can support remote Arctic communities

How drones can support remote Arctic communities

We are entering a new era of possibility in the Arctic.Changing climate conditions are unlocking possibilities for economic development such as new shipping routes...