British royals stop for tea and bannock in Nunavut

British royals stop for tea and bannock in Nunavut

The weather couldn’t have been better as the royal family, Charles, prince of Wales, and Camilla, duchess of Cornwall, descended on Iqaluit for the...
After years of decline, Western Arctic Caribou Herd stabilizes 

After years of decline, Western Arctic Caribou Herd stabilizes 

The decline of Alaska’s biggest caribou herd appears to have stopped, biologists studying the herd report.The Western Arctic Caribou Herd, which numbered 490,000 in...
An ambitious exchange program aims to link students across the 4 Arctic and North Atlantic nations

An ambitious exchange program aims to link students across the 4...

Starting in 2019, four university-preparatory schools in Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland plan begin offering a ‘North Atlantic’ program that will see...
The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

Camp Barneo, a privately operated Russian temporary base near the North Pole, is expected to open for guests this week after a delay of...
Playing host to an international forum, Quebec boosts its northern development plan—and its Arctic profile

Playing host to an international forum, Quebec boosts its northern development...

QUEBEC CITY — Quebec’s push to position itself in the forefront of Arctic affairs received a boost this week as the Canadian province’s capital...
In Greenland, a new national registry aims halt virus outbreaks in sled dogs

In Greenland, a new national registry aims halt virus outbreaks in...

Veterinary officials in Greenland are rolling out a national registration system for pets as part of a raft of new measures aimed at preventing...
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...
Denmark is willing give Greenland control of its justice system—but not more money to pay for it

Denmark is willing give Greenland control of its justice system—but not...

Greenland can have the justice system it wants, provided it does not cost the Danish state more than it already spends to run the courts,...
With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for Bering Strait shipping lanes

With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for...

The Bering Strait, where vessel traffic is increasing as Arctic sea ice retreats, will have designated shipping lanes and island buffer zones to protect...
Arctic sea ice just reached the second lowest winter maximum on record

Arctic sea ice just reached the second lowest winter maximum on...

Arctic sea ice has begun its annual melt after reaching the second-lowest winter maximum extent in the 39-year satellite record.The maximum extent of 14.48...