Natan Obed elected to a second term as president of Canada’s Inuit org

Natan Obed elected to a second term as president of Canada’s...

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami delegates elected Natan Obed to a second term as president at the organization’s annual general meeting in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on...
How gene mapping could mean better health care for Arctic residents

How gene mapping could mean better health care for Arctic residents

COPENHAGEN — Personalized health care is on its way to the Arctic.This care, using “precision medicine,” will involve the use of genetic testing to...
Norway’s border with Russia profoundly shapes its Arctic security policy, says study

Norway’s border with Russia profoundly shapes its Arctic security policy, says...

A new study published by The Polar Journal identifies geography as a key factor to understanding Norway’s and Canada’s differing approaches to Arctic security....
The Week Ahead: Preventative medicine

The Week Ahead: Preventative medicine

This week, doctors and other health professionals, policy and decision makers, and representatives from indigenous groups gather in Copenhagen for the 17th triennial International...
Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s Arctic gas line

Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s...

FAIRBANKS — It’s time for Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to admit the obvious — the Trump trade war with China threatens the proposed $43...
The furor over a tourism-related polar bear death misses some key facts

The furor over a tourism-related polar bear death misses some key...

A recent and very unfortunate incident in Svalbard where a polar bear was killed in self-defense after attacking a man from a cruise vessel...
A sped-up timeline could make drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge a reality — or prove to be its Achilles’ heel

A sped-up timeline could make drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge a...

Speed is of the essence when it comes to getting oil and gas exploration approved for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to the...
The Week Ahead: Pipe dreams

The Week Ahead: Pipe dreams

The Alaska LNG Project shows the potential benefits of a healthy trade relationship between United States and China.Chinese investors are among the largest potential...
For northern museums, exhibits of indigenous art are increasingly community efforts

For northern museums, exhibits of indigenous art are increasingly community efforts

You don’t have to search hard to find indigenous art in the world’s museums. Often, you can even find it in the world’s art...
The Week Ahead: Tip of an iceberg

The Week Ahead: Tip of an iceberg

Mention the United States Coast Guard in an Arctic context, and it is the service’s gradually shrinking ice-breaking capacity that attracts most attention. That...