Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

Alaska’s latest Arctic gas pipeline dreams are on hold — again

In Alaska, some things are eternal: Denali on the horizon. Midnight sun in summer. And politicians in every season talking about a natural gas...
Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

The Arctic should teach its kids to code.In Barack Obama’s words, “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill – it’s a...
The Week Ahead: They need to talk

The Week Ahead: They need to talk

When the first Arctic Security Roundtable, a series of occasional meetings organized by the Munich Security Conference, was held in Washington in 2017, the...
Details of a Cold War CIA mission in the Arctic Ocean show how much the region has changed

Details of a Cold War CIA mission in the Arctic Ocean...

As declining sea ice and warmer temperatures speed the opening of the Arctic Ocean, the story of “Operation Coldfeet” is a reminder of just...
Why we need cleanup fund to tackle plastic pollution in the Arctic

Why we need cleanup fund to tackle plastic pollution in the...

Oceans all over the world are choking with plastic. Produced, used and dumped at an alarming speed, it is now filling up our oceans,...
Canada Goose launches new Inuit-made parka collection

Canada Goose launches new Inuit-made parka collection

If Inuit seamstresses are considered protective of their families’ sewing patterns, a new collection of traditional parkas set to go on sale could change...
The Week Ahead: Sign languages

The Week Ahead: Sign languages

Attentive delegates to Arctic Frontiers, a big annual conference that took place in Tromsø, Norway, last month, will have noted that next year’s gathering...
Why international Arctic researchers are eager to get trapped in sea ice

Why international Arctic researchers are eager to get trapped in sea...

In 1893, Fridtjof Nansen set out on one of the great expeditions in world history, deliberately trapping his ship in the ice to drift...
Norway wants to fight plastic pollution in the Arctic — and drill for more oil

Norway wants to fight plastic pollution in the Arctic — and...

This year, like last year, an astounding number of Norwegian government ministers descended on Tromsø, the main city in Arctic Norway for the annual...
Social impact bonds can finance a green community revolution in the Arctic

Social impact bonds can finance a green community revolution in the...

A village is destroyed. What next? The community rebuilds. What if it happens again? Rebuild again? What about a third time? And who will...