Health authorities clear ‘essential worker’ Santa for holiday travel

Health authorities clear ‘essential worker’ Santa for holiday travel

You can argue about what he is called, and you can argue about where he comes from, but, for most people, the man who...
How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security

How a Biden administration can strengthen U.S. Arctic Security

Editor's note: This op-ed is part of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our social...
President-elect Biden should take two key steps to strengthen international cooperation in the Arctic

President-elect Biden should take two key steps to strengthen international cooperation...

Editor's note: This op-ed is the first of a series offering Arctic policy recommendations to the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden. Follow our...
Stay at home for the holidays, Greenland warns would-be travelers

Stay at home for the holidays, Greenland warns would-be travelers

The message on the Greenland government’s official greeting leaves no room for doubt: Anyone still thinking about leaving the country for the Christmas holiday...
The big banks are right to be cautious of Arctic drilling

The big banks are right to be cautious of Arctic drilling

Late last month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a little-known agency in the Treasury Department, issued a new proposed rule that...
Canada creates a new Indigenous language office

Canada creates a new Indigenous language office

Canada's federal government has created a new national office for Indigenous languages and is calling for applicants to fill new positions, including commissioner and...
UN criticizes Sweden for failing to consult Sámi on mining permit

UN criticizes Sweden for failing to consult Sámi on mining permit

Sámi opponents of a mining project they fear will make it impossible to graze reindeer on traditional lands are calling on that country’s government...
Denmark apologizes for a ‘heartless’ social experiment that took Greenland children from their families

Denmark apologizes for a ‘heartless’ social experiment that took Greenland children...

Nearly 70 years after 22 Greenlandic children were taken from their families and brought to Denmark to learn to be “role models” for a...
A pair of US-Greenland education partnerships get State Department funding

A pair of US-Greenland education partnerships get State Department funding

Two recently announced educational partnerships between Greenlandic and American educational institutions will receive $3 million in U.S. State Department funding to “foster collaboration between...
Seeking to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, Greenland grounds Christmas flights

Seeking to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, Greenland grounds Christmas flights

Health officials in Greenland are urging people to forego Christmas travel plans, and even going so far as to halt all flights to and...