A building boom is underway in Iqaluit

A building boom is underway in Iqaluit

As winter returns to Iqaluit, snow and ice settle on a changed city landscape: Six new major developments began construction this past sealift season....
Arctic Indigenous leaders call for more action on climate change

Arctic Indigenous leaders call for more action on climate change

Taking action to curb climate change and to preserve the circumpolar world’s Indigenous languages are among the key calls to action that emerged from...
Arctic permafrost thaw could set off sudden environmental changes

Arctic permafrost thaw could set off sudden environmental changes

Discussions of permafrost thaw in the Arctic have tended to frame it as a gradual process that could slowly change the future Arctic environment,...
Some Inukjuak residents remain concerned about hydro project

Some Inukjuak residents remain concerned about hydro project

Last month, 86 community members gathered in Inukjuak to share their concerns about the hydroelectric dam project underway at the edge of town.The Innavik...
When Boeing proposed the world’s largest plane for Arctic shipping

When Boeing proposed the world’s largest plane for Arctic shipping

With climate change and the continuing decline in Arctic sea ice, a new proposal to export liquefied natural gas from Alaska in icebreaking tankers...
What we can learn from a new look at the Bering Strait

What we can learn from a new look at the Bering...

As a home-schooled teenager from Decorah, Iowa, Bathsheba Demuth had her introduction to the Arctic in 1999 when she arrived in Old Crow, Yukon...
Canada’s new Arctic research facility remains mysterious to some of its neighbors

Canada’s new Arctic research facility remains mysterious to some of its...

CAMBRIDGE BAY — The Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay, which officially opened in August, is big and beautiful, but remains a mystery...
SIKU puts Inuit knowledge first at Montreal’s Inuit Studies Conference

SIKU puts Inuit knowledge first at Montreal’s Inuit Studies Conference

Imagine a smartphone app that told Inuit everything they needed to know before going out on the land, providing weather and tide forecasts, satellite...
At the Alaska Federation of Natives convention, a generational divide marks the Arctic climate change debate

At the Alaska Federation of Natives convention, a generational divide marks...

Alaska’s Indigenous residents scattered in rural villages through the state know the reality of climate change better than most people.But when it came to...
Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Every year, the national “Imagine a Day without Water” campaign raises awareness and educates Americans about the value of water in everyday life.In October...