Russia’s new North Pole platform will soon be ready to move into ice

Russia’s new North Pole platform will soon be ready to move...

There is still plenty of work left to be done. The 83-meter vessel with the peculiar shape is wrapped in scaffold in the Admiralty...
Freight backlogs leave some grocery shelves bare in parts of Nunavut

Freight backlogs leave some grocery shelves bare in parts of Nunavut

Grocery stores across the Baffin region are struggling to keep their shelves stocked due to shipping delays caused by the spread of the latest...
Climate-fueled permafrost thaw threatens up to half of Arctic infrastructure, report finds

Climate-fueled permafrost thaw threatens up to half of Arctic infrastructure, report...

Thawing permafrost could put as much as 50 percent of Arctic infrastructure at high risk of damage by 2050, requiring tens of billions of...
Biden administration will scrap Trump plan for wider oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic

Biden administration will scrap Trump plan for wider oil drilling in...

ANCHORAGE — The Biden administration announced on Monday that it will reverse a Trump-era policy that opened up vast swathes of land in Arctic...
Booming population is behind uptick in rabid fox encounters, says wildlife manager

Booming population is behind uptick in rabid fox encounters, says wildlife...

A rise in reported run-ins with rabid foxes in Nunavut in recent months is related to a boom in fox populations, according to the...
1 of 2 undersea cables serving Svalbard has suffered a disruption

1 of 2 undersea cables serving Svalbard has suffered a disruption

One of the two subsea fiber optic cables serving Svalbard, the Norwegian Arctic archipelago, suffered a disruption last week. Space Norway, which operates the...
Russia-Norway border sees fewest crossings since Soviet times

Russia-Norway border sees fewest crossings since Soviet times

With 2021 dominated by pandemic-related travel restrictions caused by the pandemic, the number of of travelers across the Norwegian-Russian border reached record lows. “The total...
Iqaluit’s new water tank was contaminated during maintenance work, city says

Iqaluit’s new water tank was contaminated during maintenance work, city says

The City of Iqaluit’s new water quality monitoring station detected measurable amounts of hydrocarbons in one of the city’s treated water tanks on Dec....
Sweden’s defense strategy would be in tatters if Russian demands were met, says military chief

Sweden’s defense strategy would be in tatters if Russian demands were...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's security strategy would be entirely undermined if NATO agreed to refrain from expanding further and curb some of its activity in...
What scientists learned about caribou from a new collar camera study

What scientists learned about caribou from a new collar camera study

Caribou move so far and so fast over the landscape that it is hard for people to know exactly what and when they’re eating. For...