Norway orders snap drill of 2,000 soldiers above Arctic Circle

Norway orders snap drill of 2,000 soldiers above Arctic Circle

A snap military drill began Tuesday in North Norway, with the aim of training on multiple defense tasks, Norway's Army said in a press-statement.The Northern Brigade is the only...
Mars crew sets up shop again on Nunavut’s Devon Island

Mars crew sets up shop again on Nunavut’s Devon Island

You don’t have to travel through the solar system to get to Mars.That’s because you can find a bit of the Red Planet on...
Russia to present shelf expansion bid next month

Russia to present shelf expansion bid next month

A Russian delegation will file a claim to expand the nation's continental shelf claim in the Arctic to the new U.N. Commission on the Limits of...
A newly deployed satellite will soon bring higher internet speeds to Nunavut

A newly deployed satellite will soon bring higher internet speeds to...

The launch of a new satellite this week will bring higher speed broadband connection for some internet users in Nunavut.Telesat’s new Telstar 19 VANTAGE...
Man charged with murders of two Alaska Native women

Man charged with murders of two Alaska Native women

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A digital camera card containing videos of a man beating and strangling a woman in a hotel room led to the...
A new Russian state commission undertakes Putin’s big Arctic plans

A new Russian state commission undertakes Putin’s big Arctic plans

Russia’s new state Commission for the Arctic will have work to support President Vladimir Putin’s new top priorities in the region, including efforts to...
The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

The Week Ahead: Mind the GIUK

Whether you believe that the Arctic is or is not an area that NATO should be paying more attention to depends on your opinion...
Russia’s big Arctic LNG project comes with a cost to the environment

Russia’s big Arctic LNG project comes with a cost to the...

The developers of the Yamal LNG project in Russia's Arctic are seeking to overcome damage caused by the removal of 70 million tons of...
As Norway’s North Sea fields wind down, the replacement remains a day away

As Norway’s North Sea fields wind down, the replacement remains a...

Norway’s oil and gas industry will see increased exploration and investment in the coming year, but the majority will...
More than 800,000 reindeer vaccinated against anthrax

More than 800,000 reindeer vaccinated against anthrax

When a serious outbreak of anthrax shook the far northern Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in summer 2016, Russian authorities mounted a large response. A mass evacuation...