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Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of unofficial bridges could stay open

Though official Arctic contacts with Russia are closed, an array of...

The very first sentence in the new U.S. National Strategy for the Arctic Region almost didn’t make it into print. The top sentence is meant...
The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Arctic gets more attention in Biden’s first national security strategy

The Biden administration launched its first national security strategy on Wednesday, with a focus on the Arctic that hasn’t been seen in decades, experts...
Why is there an explosion of Inuit growth in Canada outside the North?

Why is there an explosion of Inuit growth in Canada outside...

The Inuit population outside of Inuit Nunangat is growing at a faster pace than within the Inuit homeland, according to 2021 census data. But gaining...
New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on geopolitical rivalries and climate change

New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on geopolitical rivalries and climate change

The United States released a new national strategy for the Arctic on Friday, the first in nearly a decade devoted to the rapidly changing...
Two Russians fled across the Bering Strait to Alaska to escape mobilization

Two Russians fled across the Bering Strait to Alaska to escape...

Two Russian nationals came ashore on St. Lawrence Island in a small boat on Tuesday, landing on a beach near Gambell, a community of...
The largest ever probe into possible historical Danish wrongdoings in Greenland is about to begin

The largest ever probe into possible historical Danish wrongdoings in Greenland...

The largest ever investigation into possible abuses in Greenland by the former Danish colonial powers or more recent Danish governments is about to begin. In...
Online project built on stories of Inuit history, traditions

Online project built on stories of Inuit history, traditions

A new project aims to bring Inuit stories to the metaverse. Founded by Greenland-based Mona Koch Madsen and Sweden’s Maxim Aljijakly, InuitPower is creating 70...
A new survey of experts hints at how the future of Arctic cooperation could play out

A new survey of experts hints at how the future of...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought about significant geopolitical shifts. Lines have been drawn and alliances solidified, leaving little space for ambiguity, especially...
Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s vulnerable coastal communities at a critical time

Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s vulnerable coastal communities at a critical time

The powerful remnants of Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s western coast on Sept. 17, 2022, pushing homes off their foundations and tearing apart protective berms...
‘Gifting it forward’: Iceland donates books to college, library in Iqaluit

‘Gifting it forward’: Iceland donates books to college, library in Iqaluit

The “world champions” of book publishing had a gift for Canada on Tuesday — books. Iceland’s ambassador to Canada, Hlynur Gudjonsson, gifted Nunavut Arctic College...
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