How fake news and starving bears could keep more complex stories of the Arctic from being told

How fake news and starving bears could keep more complex stories...

In Tromsø, the main Arctic city in Norway, mayor Kristin Røymo welcomed us with a warning. She talked of what she called “Google images...
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...
In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s even more potent today.

In 1945, the North Pole was a powerful global symbol. It’s...

NEW YORK — The Uber driver slid onto Columbus Avenue, where not a single moving car blocked our path on a street that normally...
The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how the Arctic responds

The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how...

So, finally, it is official. China is a “Near-Arctic State,” according to itself. One with great plans, ambitions and the wealth to back them...
How to read China’s newly released Arctic policy

How to read China’s newly released Arctic policy

China has been an active player in the Arctic for years now, sending an icebreaker towards the North Pole, opening a research station on Svalbard when the Concorde...
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...
The Week Ahead: Conference edition

The Week Ahead: Conference edition

On the conference circuit, the scope of your worldview will determine whether your attention settles on one of three locations this week: Davos, Switzerland;...
The Week Ahead: A taxing state of affairs

The Week Ahead: A taxing state of affairs

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
Linking Singapore, Asia, and the Arctic

Linking Singapore, Asia, and the Arctic

 A small city state nestled just shy of the equator, Singapore is not the first place that springs to mind when one thinks of...
The Week Ahead: An entirely different kind of Arctic race

The Week Ahead: An entirely different kind of Arctic race

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...