An Alaska youth climate change lawsuit has reached the state’s top court

An Alaska youth climate change lawsuit has reached the state’s top...

The Alaska Supreme Court will decide whether state policies as policies promoting oil development can be challenged as violations of young people’s constitutional right...
An Arctic ecologist wins an international honor for his idea of ‘Earth stewardship’

An Arctic ecologist wins an international honor for his idea of...

Terry Chapin, one of the most distinguished Arctic scientists, retired from regular classroom duties at the University of Alaska Fairbanks nearly a decade ago.But...
Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic cities’ forum

Grappling with shared issues, northern mayors have created an international Arctic...

Local leaders from 13 cities around the Arctic formally inaugurated the Arctic Mayors Forum at an event in Akureyri, Iceland, on Thursday to discuss issues...
How the new Sámi Arctic Strategy could shake up Arctic discourse

How the new Sámi Arctic Strategy could shake up Arctic discourse

Åsa Larsson Blind, president of the Saami Council, launched The Sámi Arctic Strategy at the EU Arctic Forum last week in Umeå, Sweden.The document’s full title...
After finding its floe, a drifting Arctic research icebreaker settles in for polar night

After finding its floe, a drifting Arctic research icebreaker settles in...

In the shadow of the North Pole, the RV Polarstern has slowed its pace in the Central Arctic, attaching itself to a drifting ice...
Inuit take the lead in Inuit Studies conference

Inuit take the lead in Inuit Studies conference

A look at what you will find during this week’s Inuit Studies Conference in Montreal reveals the striking evolution of this event from its...
Is growing attention to the Arctic eclipsing Barents regional cooperation?

Is growing attention to the Arctic eclipsing Barents regional cooperation?

Reading the two programs of the high profile meetings in Umeå, northern Sweden this week, the ministers’ session of the Barents Euro-Arctic Commission appears...
By drifting, icebound, through the Arctic, an new expedition is following the great Fridtjof Nansen

By drifting, icebound, through the Arctic, an new expedition is following...

Never before has a modern icebreaker with sophisticated technology been set up to spend the winter drifting near the North Pole in the interest...
Norway’s Bodø will be a 2024 European Capital of Culture

Norway’s Bodø will be a 2024 European Capital of Culture

With a campaign that emphasized its Arctic location, Norway's Bodø won the competition to become a European Capital of Culture 2024. It is the first...
With its first Arctic policy, Scotland seeks to deepen northern ties

With its first Arctic policy, Scotland seeks to deepen northern ties

Citing close cultural and economic connections to the region, Scotland on Monday launched its first ever Arctic Policy framework.More than a quarter of Scotland’s...