Report finds Greenland consumer prices higher than Europe

Report finds Greenland consumer prices higher than Europe

If you neither smoke nor drink, eat light and only occasionally use the internet, you may find that living in Greenland is a bargain...
The U.S. and Greenland have partnered to map the island’s mineral resources

The U.S. and Greenland have partnered to map the island’s mineral...

LONDON — The U.S. military has conducted an aerial survey of Greenland to assess the vast island's mineral potential as part of an agreement...
Nunavut review board reverses course, approves Back River mine

Nunavut review board reverses course, approves Back River mine

It turns out that now is a good time to go ahead with Sabina’s Back River gold mine project.After saying “no” to the multi-million dollar Kitikmeot project in...
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most Arctic of them all?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most Arctic of them...

FAIRBANKS — In 1976 the popular singer Gladys Knight made a little-known film called “Pipe Dreams,” set in Valdez during construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The...
In Arctic Norway, a culture festival aims to give the North a voice of its own

In Arctic Norway, a culture festival aims to give the North...

The Arctic has long attracted the south’s gaze. Now, the region’s artists want it to lend its ears.When Maria Utsi assumed responsibility for Festspillene...
Changes to plans for a huge new Arctic Alaska oil project prompt more environmental review

Changes to plans for a huge new Arctic Alaska oil project...

An alteration in the plan to develop what is expected to be the westernmost producing oil field on Alaska’s North Slope has prompted federal...
France’s Total has acquired a stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project

France’s Total has acquired a stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2...

French energy company Total has secured a 10 percent direct stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project, further expanding the two companies’ cooperation in...
Arctic infrastructure is main priority, says Northern Fleet Commander

Arctic infrastructure is main priority, says Northern Fleet Commander

Vice Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, commander of Russia's Northern Fleet, intends to take use of several new Arctic bases in the course of 2017."Among the...
Wildfires are burning through Northern Europe, including in the Arctic

Wildfires are burning through Northern Europe, including in the Arctic

After a period of hot weather and drought, fires have broken out in Northern Europe, including inside the Arctic Circle, prompting calls for help...
Russians in White Sea cities rush to buy iodine after blast causes radiation spike: reports

Russians in White Sea cities rush to buy iodine after blast...

MOSCOW — Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after...