The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims and digging deeper into Greenland’s mining industry

The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related...
The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new alcohol law in Greenland, the Barents region in photographs

The Week Ahead: Arctic change on the global agenda, a new...

  A near and present danger Perhaps the best way to give scientists and others involved with addressing global warming a sense of the impact a...
Arctic nickel — not Arctic oil — could soon power the world’s cars

Arctic nickel — not Arctic oil — could soon power the...

The Arctic is often imagined as a new energy frontier because of its ample oil reserves. But what if its nickel is actually the...
The Week Ahead: Greenland continues it march to independence, oil’s outlook improves and Nunavummiut go to the polls

The Week Ahead: Greenland continues it march to independence, oil’s outlook...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related...
How debris from rockets launched far away is a risk to Inuit food security

How debris from rockets launched far away is a risk to...

When the European Space Agency (ESA) launched a satellite into orbit on Oct. 13, it did so despite opposition from Inuit leaders in Canada...
The Week Ahead: The Arctic Council meets in Oulu while Greenland’s leader calls on China

The Week Ahead: The Arctic Council meets in Oulu while Greenland’s...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related to...
What happened to the Canada-US Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement—and why it matters

What happened to the Canada-US Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement—and why it...

What is the status of the Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement? In short, it has been given a hasty burial.To review, in March 2016, Canadian...
How China’s economic growth changes security in the High North

How China’s economic growth changes security in the High North

“We will have to rely a lot heavier on our own defense capacities in order to deter in the coming years,” says Øystein Tunsjø...
A new era of shipping traffic on the Northern Sea Route

A new era of shipping traffic on the Northern Sea Route

After nearly a decade of limited growth, the Northern Sea Route is set to experience a significant expansion of cargo volume over the coming...
How Arctic Council observers benefit the region

How Arctic Council observers benefit the region

The Arctic Council, the forum in which Arctic states convene to discuss the region’s high level and working level affairs, consists of the 8 Arctic states,...