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...
Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic — but the US can’t be complacent

Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic —...

Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, sat down with ArcticToday Publisher Alice Rogoff on the sidelines of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik,...
Canada’s Northwest Territories gets nation’s first ever Indigenous protected area

Canada’s Northwest Territories gets nation’s first ever Indigenous protected area

For the first time in Canadian history, there is an official Indigenous protected area.Last week, in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, the Dehcho First Nations...
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...
The Week Ahead: Force projection

The Week Ahead: Force projection

In her opening address to Arctic Circle, a big conference that wrapped up in Reykjavík, Iceland, on Sunday, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the PM of the...
How the narrative on polar bears has become a problem for Arctic environmental groups

How the narrative on polar bears has become a problem for...

Our fear that the polar bear is going extinct is perhaps the world’s most powerful symbol of climate change in the Arctic and its...
Inuit, Parks Canada close to deal on Franklin wrecks national historic site

Inuit, Parks Canada close to deal on Franklin wrecks national historic...

By April 1 next year, the Inuit impact and benefit agreement for the Terror and Erebus National Historic Site should be signed, and the...
As the Arctic’s biggest annual gathering matures, its focus turns outward

As the Arctic’s biggest annual gathering matures, its focus turns outward

Peruse the program of this year’s edition of Arctic Circle, a big conference taking place this week in Reykjavík, Iceland, and it appears no...
China and the US both have strategic designs for Greenland

China and the US both have strategic designs for Greenland

Two seemingly unrelated messages, reaching us only a few days apart, recently revealed how Greenland occupies an increasingly strategic place in today’s geopolitics.One of...
What the new IPCC climate report means for the Arctic

What the new IPCC climate report means for the Arctic

If a half-degree temperature rise in world temperatures doesn’t sound alarming, the latest report from the International Panel on Climate Change should put that...