The deep roots of Russia’s Arctic ambitions — and what they mean for future stability in the region

The deep roots of Russia’s Arctic ambitions — and what they...

SAINT PETERSBURG — Last week at Russia’s small but magnificent Arctic museum, which has existed since 1933 in an old church in Saint Petersburg,...
Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

An international effort to create a definitive map of the ocean floor by 2030 will get a boost from the Trump administration’s plan to...
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...
Russia’s hypersonic missiles could be why Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland

Russia’s hypersonic missiles could be why Donald Trump wants to buy...

It has been a little more than three months since U.S. president Donald Trump confirmed on live TV that a purchase of Greenland, its...
Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history in Alaska

Today’s Air Force Arctic survival gear tests have a long history...

The U.S. Air Force’s F-35 may be the most expensive weapons system ever built, but space inside the new fighter is at a premium,...
Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible — problem in Alaska

Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible —...

Kimberly Larson remembers the first time she was approached by human traffickers.She was 12 years old, walking downtown in Anchorage, and strangers pulled over...
Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s Indigenous peoples

Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s...

While the global spotlight has placed climate change on many regional and national agendas, it’s easy to overlook smaller scale efforts to adapt and...
Nunavik prepares to launch its suicide prevention strategy

Nunavik prepares to launch its suicide prevention strategy

Earlier this month, representatives from organizations across Nunavik gathered in Kuujjuaq to try to address the high rate of suicide in the region.“What gave...
A controversial road project in Alaska could become the next big Arctic battleground between preservation and development

A controversial road project in Alaska could become the next big...

In the early 1970s in Alaska, the oil industry said it needed an Arctic highway to be built alongside the proposed trans-Alaska pipeline, which...
Nunavut Arctic College seeks public’s help to shape its future

Nunavut Arctic College seeks public’s help to shape its future

Nunavut Arctic College is looking for the public’s help to shape its future.The college is working to develop its 10-year strategic plan — a...