Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

The Norwegian Sámi Association has won the election for the Sámediggi, or Sámi Parliament of Norway, with more than 31 percent of the votes,...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...
After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition talks start

After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition...

OSLO — Norway's Labour Party began coalition talks with other members of the center-left bloc on Tuesday seeking to form a government after their...
A new ‘fast-track’ scheme will make it easier for Greenland firms to hire foreign labor

A new ‘fast-track’ scheme will make it easier for Greenland firms...

Starting on September 24, Greenland businesses in industries facing labor shortages will be able to hire foreign workers and have them begin working before...
Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists scramble to harvest ice cores as glaciers melt

Scientists are racing to collect ice cores — along with long-frozen records they hold of climate cycles — as global warming melts glaciers and...
More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum of Finland

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts are returned by the National Museum...

More than 2,200 Sámi artifacts have been returned to the Sámi area by the National Museum of Finland. The idea was already brought up...
Russian marines stage an exercise in re-capturing an Arctic port

Russian marines stage an exercise in re-capturing an Arctic port

As Russia this week launched the huge Zapad-21 exercise, a force from the Northern Fleet engaged in training in the far northern Taymyr Peninsula. In a...
Norway offers two new offshore areas for CO2 storage

Norway offers two new offshore areas for CO2 storage

OSLO — Norway is offering two new offshore areas for companies interested in developing carbon dioxide storage, the oil and energy ministry said on...
U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

WASHINGTON — The House Natural Resources Committee late on Thursday passed legislation that will go into a wider budget reconciliation package that includes restoring...
A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for the first time

A hybrid-electric luxury cruise ship has reached the North Pole for...

On Monday morning, the Ponant cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot arrived at the North Pole, only a few days after the ship sailed out of...