Alaska villages chosen for federal relocation grants were singled out for climate-change threats — and progress

Alaska villages chosen for federal relocation grants were singled out for...

Grants awarded to tribal governments in Alaska and the Lower 48 are only a start in what is expected to be a long process...
Arctic data cable linking Europe to Japan secures first investment

Arctic data cable linking Europe to Japan secures first investment

HELSINKI — A plan to build the first fiber-optic cable across the Arctic has secured its first investment, the consortium behind the 1.1 billion...
Biden administration delays release of new Arctic Refuge drilling environmental review

Biden administration delays release of new Arctic Refuge drilling environmental review

The Biden administration has delayed by several months the release of a new environmental review of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The...
Russian parliament passes law limiting freedom of navigation along Northern Sea Route

Russian parliament passes law limiting freedom of navigation along Northern Sea...

Can Russia claim absolute control of all navigation along the Northern Sea Route, or will the freedom of navigation act under the U.N. Convention...
Russia’s newest icebreaker is vital to the Northern Sea Route, says Rosatom

Russia’s newest icebreaker is vital to the Northern Sea Route, says...

The 173-meter-long nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural arrived in Murmansk on Tuesday after a six-day voyage from the Baltic Yard in St. Petersburg. It moored at...
The bottom of the Bering and Chukchi seas could become too warm for some important species

The bottom of the Bering and Chukchi seas could become too...

There is danger lurking on the floor of the Bering and Chukchi seas for mussels, snails, clams, worms and other cold-water invertebrates, according to...
Hungary to ratify Finland, Sweden NATO bids in February, Finnish foreign minister says

Hungary to ratify Finland, Sweden NATO bids in February, Finnish foreign...

HELSINKI — Hungary has promised to ratify the NATO bids of Finland and Sweden in early February of 2023, Finnish foreign minister Pekka Haavisto...
Turkey says Sweden, Finland must still do more to secure NATO membership

Turkey says Sweden, Finland must still do more to secure NATO...

ANKARA — Turkey said on Wednesday that Sweden and Finland had made progress towards NATO membership but that they still needed to do more...
Russia says Sweden and Finland joining NATO could accelerate militarization of Arctic region

Russia says Sweden and Finland joining NATO could accelerate militarization of...

Russia's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that Sweden and Finland joining NATO could accelerate the militarization of the Arctic region. Responding to a question about...
Putin’s top oilman praises Xi Jinping, invites China to invest in the Arctic

Putin’s top oilman praises Xi Jinping, invites China to invest in...

Russia desperately seeks to respond to the international sanctions imposed on its energy sector and increasingly looks to China for markets for its oil...