A Greenland health clinic closes amid COVID outbreak fears

A Greenland health clinic closes amid COVID outbreak fears

A health clinic in the northern Greenland town of Upernavik is temporarily discontinuing non-emergency services after three people reportedly contracted COVID-19 while receiving care...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
Norway wind turbines should be torn down, reindeer herders say

Norway wind turbines should be torn down, reindeer herders say

AAFJORD, Norway — Norway should dismantle two large wind farms that were stripped of their licenses for jeopardizing traditional reindeer husbandry, herders from the...
Military’s purified water comes on stream as weather forces Iqaluit to stop drawing from river

Military’s purified water comes on stream as weather forces Iqaluit to...

The City of Iqaluit is making some changes to the way water is distributed as its water emergency enters its fourth week and colder...
The recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill brings key water and sanitation improvements to rural Alaska

The recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill brings key water and sanitation...

Alaska Native villages that lack piped water service and currently rely on plastic-bag-lined “honey buckets” for toilets are set to benefit from the newly...
Iqaluit asks Nunavut to cover $1.5M in water-crisis expenses

Iqaluit asks Nunavut to cover $1.5M in water-crisis expenses

Iqaluit city council is asking the Government of Nunavut to cover the city’s expenses for the water crisis that totals just over $1.5 million...
An Inuit theater company launches in Nunavik

An Inuit theater company launches in Nunavik

A group billing itself as Nunavik’s first Inuit theater company is ready to make a scene. The Aarsiq Nunavik Inuit Theatre Company is a new...
A Nunavut filmmaker’s animated short wins an imagineNATIVE award

A Nunavut filmmaker’s animated short wins an imagineNATIVE award

A story of Inuit shamanism continues to make waves in the film industry. Angakusajaujuq: The Shaman’s Apprentice, an animated short film by renowned Nunavut filmmaker...
The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive in warming Arctic Alaska waters, a new study says

The dormant cysts of a deadly algae are poised to revive...

For a long time, the Arctic waters off Alaska were thought to be too far north and too cold to pose any dangers from...
Nunavut declares state of emergency over Iqaluit water supply

Nunavut declares state of emergency over Iqaluit water supply

The Government of Nunavut declared a state of emergency Thursday in response to the crisis in Iqaluit’s water supply, two days after the City...