Why the prospect of drilling off Norway’s Lofoten is raising tensions

Why the prospect of drilling off Norway’s Lofoten is raising tensions

It may appear to be a no-brainer: The world needs oil. The Arctic Coast of Norway may hold significant reserves of oil. So why does...
The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

The Week Ahead: Tension and tranquility

When it comes to military matters, determining where the tension of the Baltic and North Atlantic ends and the tranquility of the Arctic begins...
Norwegian intelligence report: Arctic important to Russia, but not a top priority

Norwegian intelligence report: Arctic important to Russia, but not a top...

Each year since 2002, Russia has gone to great lengths to establish Camp Barneo, a temporary base built on an ice floe as close to...
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...
How we eat around the Arctic reveals the region’s disparities

How we eat around the Arctic reveals the region’s disparities

To get a sense of the attention to detail that it takes to earn a Michelin star, the ultimate distinction for a chef, consider DILL,...
Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back this May

Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back...

Greenland and Denmark, in something of a surprise move have invited U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and all...
The Week Ahead: Saving Kivalina

The Week Ahead: Saving Kivalina

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

Asian states are becoming increasingly interested and involved in the Arctic region. This signal was sent in 2013 when four Asian states were admitted...
The Week Ahead: Brushing up on their MOSPA

The Week Ahead: Brushing up on their MOSPA

Oil spills are nothing to look forward to. Precisely for that reason Finland is looking to generate as much attention as it can to...
The Week Ahead: Drones, China and bears

The Week Ahead: Drones, China and bears

Before drones became ubiquitous, the Arctic, with its wide-open spaces on the ground and in the skies, was pitched as an ideal place for...