Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Gjoa Haven elders share Franklin-era oral history with researchers

Some of the last survivors of the doomed Franklin expedition may have met their demise at the hands of Inuit who they made the...
US Senate could authorize up to 6 icebreakers — when there’s money for them

US Senate could authorize up to 6 icebreakers — when there’s...

WASHINGTON — The United States is one step closer to acquiring polar icebreakers that Alaska’s congressional delegation has long argued are desperately needed.The Senate...
The environmental review process is beginning for a controversial new road in Alaska’s Arctic

The environmental review process is beginning for a controversial new road...

Should an Alaska state agency be allowed to build a 211-mile road into the wilds of the Brooks Range to enable mine development in a...
Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton, 50, dies in accident in Antarctica

Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton, 50, dies in accident in Antarctica

Gordon Hamilton, a prominent climate scientist who studied Earth's melting ice sheets, died Saturday, when his snowmobile went into a crevasse in Antarctica, according...
Hidden inter-agency turf war preceded 2016 discovery of Franklin’s Terror

Hidden inter-agency turf war preceded 2016 discovery of Franklin’s Terror

The RCMP spent two months investigating whether the crew of the Martin Bergmann vessel, owned and operated by the Arctic Research Foundation, illegally entered...
Norway to boost Sami language resources

Norway to boost Sami language resources

"The Norwegian government will increase resources available for strengthening of the Sami language," says Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner.In October...
More military activity may spoil the Arctic’s atmosphere of collaboration, warns a Danish report

More military activity may spoil the Arctic’s atmosphere of collaboration, warns...

In the coming year, Danish security experts will be most concerned with Russian attempts to disrupt a planned general election through a similar pattern...
Researchers find high levels of microplastics on Norway’s Arctic coast

Researchers find high levels of microplastics on Norway’s Arctic coast

The amount of microplastics found in blue mussels on Norway’s Barents Sea coast near the border to Russia is more than double of what...
A Russian icebreaker just reached the North Pole in record time

A Russian icebreaker just reached the North Pole in record time

The Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy arrived at the North Pole Thursday, news agency TASS reports, reaching it 79 hours after leaving Murmansk. Only a...
Nunavik officials name region’s fifth proposed park

Nunavik officials name region’s fifth proposed park

Environment officials in Nunavik are making strides to finalize the creation of the region’s fifth provincial park, or parc national in French.An area of sweeping cliffs...