Mining and metal giant Nornickel expands on Northern Sea Route

Mining and metal giant Nornickel expands on Northern Sea Route

The world’s leading producer of nickel aims to boost deliveries from its far northern mines and metallurgy plants and now plans a major upgrade...
Canada plans to spend $3.1 million on virtual health care for Nunavummiut

Canada plans to spend $3.1 million on virtual health care for...

Virtual health care in the territory will see a $3.1-million boost as the result of a new agreement between Canada's federal government and the...
Hungry for more oil, Norway aims for €36 billion investments in new fields

Hungry for more oil, Norway aims for €36 billion investments in...

Alarming climate scenarios notwithstanding, Norway has no plans to halt development of new hydrocarbon resources. On the contrary, in the first half of 2021,...
Russia’s Norilsk sees a heatwave

Russia’s Norilsk sees a heatwave

Residents of the Russian Arctic city of Norilsk spent time in and around Lake Dolgoye on Tuesday, as temperatures in the region soared. The lake...
How artificial intelligence could help get better ice charts to mariners faster

How artificial intelligence could help get better ice charts to mariners...

Even though modern ice charts are made, to a large extent, using advanced satellite imagery, the process of actually compiling them still requires a...
Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10 years

Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10...

The Russian government intends to boost annual transit volumes on the Northern Sea Route from 1.3 million tons in 2020 to 30 million tons...
McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University students in medicine will soon have the option to register for an Inuit-focused health course. Associate professor Richard Budgell started started developing a...
Delta variant suspected in Greenland’s most recent COVID outbreak

Delta variant suspected in Greenland’s most recent COVID outbreak

Greenland can expect fluctuating rates of new COVID-19 infections as it seeks to fight back an outbreak of the illness that public health authorities...
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago. It didn’t go well

The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60...

In a tunnel 40 feet beneath the surface of the Greenland ice sheet, a Geiger counter screamed. It was 1964, the height of the...
Mary Simon is installed as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general

Mary Simon is installed as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general

OTTAWA — Canada installed an Indigenous woman as its governor general on Monday, the first such person to hold the post, in an elaborate...