Trump administration moves to relax Obama-era safety rules for Arctic Ocean oil drilling

Trump administration moves to relax Obama-era safety rules for Arctic Ocean...

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the...
With new COVID-19 cases, Yukon adds travel restrictions and urges more caution

With new COVID-19 cases, Yukon adds travel restrictions and urges more...

Yukon announced a travel lockdown on Wednesday night, soon after confirming a COVID-19 case in a patient with no recent travel outside of the...
Hoping to the preserve magic of Christmas, UK’s largest travel agency cancels trips to Arctic Finland

Hoping to the preserve magic of Christmas, UK’s largest travel agency...

British and Irish travellers looking to visit Santa this Christmas will have a harder time getting to his home in northern Finland after TUI,...
Despite a looming climate lawsuit, Norway offers oil companies a fresh set of blocks

Despite a looming climate lawsuit, Norway offers oil companies a fresh...

As the Norwegian government awaits the Supreme Court's verdict in a historic climate lawsuit that challenges Arctic drilling, it has announced another 136 oil...
Nunavut COVID-19 lockdown begins as cases continue to rise

Nunavut COVID-19 lockdown begins as cases continue to rise

Nunavut enacted new restrictions on Wednesday to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, even as cases in the territory continued to rise. There are 10...
Greenlandic and Faroese church services could run afoul of Danish efforts halt radical Islam

Greenlandic and Faroese church services could run afoul of Danish efforts...

Clergy and lawmakers representing linguistic minorities in Denmark are warning that a bill currently making its way through the legislature aimed at preventing Islamic...
Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker abruptly ends its first working Arctic voyage

Russia’s new nuclear icebreaker abruptly ends its first working Arctic voyage

Following last month’s test voyage to the North Pole, and formal launch ceremony in Murmansk, Russia's giant new nuclear icebreaker Arktika embarked on its first...
Svalbard sees record November heat

Svalbard sees record November heat

Shortly after midnight on November 12, Norway's weather service recorded a temperature of 9.4 degrees Celsius at a weather station in Svalbard. That's the highest...
Why we should worry about Greenland’s melting ice sheets

Why we should worry about Greenland’s melting ice sheets

Greenland is the largest island in the world and on it rests the largest ice mass in the Northern Hemisphere. If all that ice...
Nunavut goes into lockdown after community outbreak of COVID-19

Nunavut goes into lockdown after community outbreak of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Nunavut is suffering its first community outbreak of COVID-19 and will close all non-essential services, as well as schools, for at least...