Parks Canada unveils the first Franklin wreck relics to be owned by Inuit

Parks Canada unveils the first Franklin wreck relics to be owned...

Nunavut Inuit now own some artifacts discovered aboard one of the ill-fated Franklin expedition’s vessels.Among the finds: a water pitcher from an officer’s cabin...
Netflix series needs stronger acknowledgement of Inuit inspiration, says Yup’ik student

Netflix series needs stronger acknowledgement of Inuit inspiration, says Yup’ik student

A Yup’ik college student from Alaska says many elements from Inuit culture, including geography, language, hair styles and even political disputes, have been borrowed...
The Week Ahead: Better-educated guesses

The Week Ahead: Better-educated guesses

If you knew earlier in the week what the weather was going to be like today, it's likely because you had consulted a weather...
One scientist’s life’s work has given us a unique biography of a dwindling Arctic bird colony

One scientist’s life’s work has given us a unique biography of...

Since 1975, ornithologist George Divoky and his fellow researchers have monitored black guillemots on Cooper Island, off Alaska’s Arctic Coast near Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).He...
US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China out and Russia at bay

US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China...

Politically, Greenland has cast its lot with the West. But, when it comes to commercial opportunities, it is more open. China, especially, has been...
The Week Ahead: Bringing the Arctic to Brussels

The Week Ahead: Bringing the Arctic to Brussels

Finding an EU footprint in the Arctic is not hard. Two of its members, Sweden and Finland, have territory north of the Arctic circle,...
Just as China launches a second icebreaker, a fresh report details problems with US plans

Just as China launches a second icebreaker, a fresh report details...

News from Shanghai about the completion of a new Chinese icebreaker arrived at about the same time as a report questioning the process under...
The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in the Arctic — yet

The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in...

Earlier this week, it was announced that in exchange for 700 million Danish kroner ($109 million), Greenland would allow Denmark a 33 percent stake...
China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launches its first domestically built icebreaker

China launched the Xue Long 2 (雪龙2), which translates to “Snow Dragon,” in an elaborate ceremony at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Monday. The new...
What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What Duncan Hunter’s indictment means for the Arctic

What does the scandal surrounding a U.S. Congressman from sunny Southern California have to do with the Arctic?More than you might think.As chair of...