Russia stands ready to work together in the Arctic

Russia stands ready to work together in the Arctic

In 2021 the Russian Federation will assume the presidency in the Arctic Council — a forum of Arctic countries focusing on the development of...
We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic  

We need renewed dialogue among security forces in the Arctic  

With each year, the risks of confrontation in the Arctic grow due to an increased presence of military forces, more commercial activity, and environmental...
How US policy threatens existing Arctic governance  

How US policy threatens existing Arctic governance  

The current international cooperation in the Arctic — and the structures that allow it — have grown in the past few decades. But now...
The Trump administration’s explanation for failing to protect walruses is laughable

The Trump administration’s explanation for failing to protect walruses is laughable

In 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded that shrinking sea ice coverage in the Arctic posed a threat to the survival of...
Is there a way to stop burning money in the Russian Arctic?

Is there a way to stop burning money in the Russian...

Viewed from outer space, Western Siberia — illuminated by hundreds of flaming oil well flares — is brighter than Novosibirsk, the biggest city in...
Preserving the Arctic’s indigenous languages will require all of us to work together

Preserving the Arctic’s indigenous languages will require all of us to...

Over the last two decades, Alaska has witnessed a major transition in official state policy toward Alaska Native languages. But it's far too soon to...
A Trump administration report presents a grossly distorted picture of Nordic nations

A Trump administration report presents a grossly distorted picture of Nordic...

The Trump administration didn’t put its top minds to work on “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism,” a 72-page report that paints a dim portrait...
From threatened to thriving: Using technology to preserve Arctic Indigenous languages

From threatened to thriving: Using technology to preserve Arctic Indigenous languages

Most Gwich’in children living in the Northwest Territories in Canada and Northern Alaska will never learn to speak their native language. Of the 6,000...
Why Greenland needs to plan for future climate-driven immigration now

Why Greenland needs to plan for future climate-driven immigration now

As the climate changes, patterns of human migration will change with it. As discussed in the recent book "Migration in The Arctic: The Past,...
As other leagues rethink racist team names, it’s time to rename Edmonton’s CFL team

As other leagues rethink racist team names, it’s time to rename...

Content warning: This opinion piece names an offensive term applied to some Indigenous Arctic peoples in the course of arguing for its removal. In the...