A Russian incursion into Ukraine will likely affect the Arctic — but exactly how is unclear

A Russian incursion into Ukraine will likely affect the Arctic —...

As Russia's military builds up its presence along the border with Ukraine, any incursion there could have significant ripple effects in the Arctic, several...
Canada, Denmark agree on a landmark deal over disputed Hans Island

Canada, Denmark agree on a landmark deal over disputed Hans Island

With a single sweeping deal, Canada and the Kingdom of Denmark have resolved a 51-year-old territorial dispute over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel...
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have spillover effects in the Arctic

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have spillover effects in the Arctic

Now that Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it’s clear that the attack will have serious spillover effects in the Arctic, observers...
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...
Russia issues largest ever warning zone in Norwegian part of the Barents Sea

Russia issues largest ever warning zone in Norwegian part of the...

A NOTAM, or Notice to Airmen issued by Russian authorities for this week warning of an "impact Area for Russian missiles" covers an unusually...
Arctic Council nations are ‘pausing’ work after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Arctic Council nations are ‘pausing’ work after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Seven of eight Arctic nations said Wednesday they are “pausing” the work of the Arctic Council, the top intergovernmental forum in the region, in...
US military aircraft with four on board crashes in Arctic Norway

US military aircraft with four on board crashes in Arctic Norway

UPDATE: All four people aboard the aircraft were killed in the crash, local authorities said Saturday. OSLO — A U.S. military aircraft with four people...
What the new defense spending bill could mean for the Arctic

What the new defense spending bill could mean for the Arctic

The $768 billion defense spending bill that passed the U.S. Senate last week, has numerous Arctic-focused provisions, including an Arctic defense strategy, funding for...
Svalbard’s seed vault will receive rare new deposits

Svalbard’s seed vault will receive rare new deposits

OSLO — A vault built on an Arctic mountainside to preserve the world's crop seeds from war, disease and other catastrophes will receive new...
A new Arctic fiber project aims to link Asia and Europe via the Northwest Passage

A new Arctic fiber project aims to link Asia and Europe...

A group of companies is planning an ambitious new fiber-optic cable connecting Europe and East Asia through the Arctic. The Finnish telecom company Cinia, along...