Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

COPENHAGEN — Greenland has picked Sweden's Ericsson over China's Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland...
Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear plan boosts quotas

Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear...

The Government of Nunavut’s draft proposal for managing polar bear harvesting might not be popular outside the territory, but it reflects the experience of...
As Greenland seeks to diversify its economy, water is shaping up as a key element

As Greenland seeks to diversify its economy, water is shaping up...

A group of 50 Greenlandic lawmakers and businesspeople are on a week-long trip to visit European capitals as part of an effort to diversify...
Two pilots were fined for disturbing walruses crowded onto an Arctic Alaska beach

Two pilots were fined for disturbing walruses crowded onto an Arctic...

Two pilots have been fined for disturbing walruses by flying their small aircraft too close to a Chukchi Sea beach that, in the era...
How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region

How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the...

As Arctic countries fight to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infections, Indigenous leaders say the pandemic highlights critical gaps in Northern infrastructure, from...
Iceland reinstates some restrictions after finding new infection clusters

Iceland reinstates some restrictions after finding new infection clusters

COPENHAGEN — Iceland on Thursday reinstated restrictions on public gatherings after finding at least two new infection clusters in the country, the government said...
Russia’s rail link to the port of Murmansk is severed by a bridge collapse

Russia’s rail link to the port of Murmansk is severed by...

MOSCOW — Russian Railways has halted passenger and cargo rail transport between the northern port of Murmansk and the rest of Russia after the...
Russian Arctic shipments to Asia grow slightly, as LNG carriers deliver to eastern markets

Russian Arctic shipments to Asia grow slightly, as LNG carriers deliver...

Shipments on the Northern Sea Route continue to increase, despite a global pandemic and world economic meltdown. In the first half of 2020, the...
Icelandair scraps plan to buy its rival WOW air, shares tumble

Icelandair scraps plan to buy its rival WOW air, shares tumble

Icelandair said on Thursday it had scrapped its all-share deal to buy WOW air that had aimed to create a stronger international competitor, sending...
Nunavut’s Hope Bay goldfields to be bought by China’s SD Gold

Nunavut’s Hope Bay goldfields to be bought by China’s SD Gold

TMAC Resources Inc., which owns the Hope Bay gold mine complex in western Nunavut, is poised to be bought up by a Chinese gold-mining...