Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost development in the region

Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost...

Despite their differences, the North American Arctic’s five regional governments find there’s one problem they all share: They often get a raw deal from...
After a sudden rise in reindeer collisions, Norwegian rail authorities will speed up fence-building

After a sudden rise in reindeer collisions, Norwegian rail authorities will...

Even before the collisions began this November, Norwegian state railway officials were aware they had a problem on their hands. After falling for most...
The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

Whether you believe that the Arctic is or is not an area that NATO should be paying more attention to depends on your opinion...
For one Sámi musician, the joik is never the same

For one Sámi musician, the joik is never the same

Even if you have never heard of Frode Fjellheim, you’ve probably heard his music before. His song “Eatnemen Vuelie” was selected by Disney to be...
Campaign against sexual abuse aims to bring better days for Greenland’s kids

Campaign against sexual abuse aims to bring better days for Greenland’s...

Greenlandic children’s rights advocates began a six-week media campaign Thursday aimed at bringing the country’s high rates of child sexual abuse out in the...
Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the Northwest Passage

Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the...

As Canada’s Northwest Passage and its nearby resources are eyed with increasing interest by countries such as China, Inuit say they must be included in...
A new study rekindles hope for Nome port expansion

A new study rekindles hope for Nome port expansion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will once again examine the port of Nome to determine if the Alaska city might be a possible...
Danish military’s first satellite will keep eye on ships in Arctic

Danish military’s first satellite will keep eye on ships in Arctic

Measuring about a foot on its longest side and not much thicker than a long book, the first satellite to be taken into use...
Greenland authorities in race to vaccinate sled dogs ahead of major competition

Greenland authorities in race to vaccinate sled dogs ahead of major...

A rash of outbreaks of dog illnesses, including the highly contagious virus distemper, has officials in northern Greenland moving swiftly to carry out a...
A ‘polar silk road’ forms the core of China’s first Arctic policy

A ‘polar silk road’ forms the core of China’s first Arctic...

BEIJING — China on Friday outlined its ambitions to extend President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road Initiative to the Arctic by developing shipping lanes...