A Swedish Sámi herders association is at loggerheads with the state-owned forestry firm

A Swedish Sámi herders association is at loggerheads with the state-owned...

Representatives of Sweden’s Sámi reindeer herders are calling for changes to the way the country’s state-owned forestry company Sveaskog does business, amid a two-week...
With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister of war’

With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister...

MUNICH — A day after British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson accused Moscow of "trying to goad the West" in a bellicose speech, Russian Foreign...
A new Greenlandic translation program is ready to go live in 2021, rough edges and all

A new Greenlandic translation program is ready to go live in...

Greenlandic is sometimes said to be a language that has hundreds of words for snow. The fact that that is both true and not...
Russia proposes a nationwide permafrost monitoring program

Russia proposes a nationwide permafrost monitoring program

Russian authorities have made the Arctic a top priority and big sums are to be invested in new regional industry and infrastructure. But thawing permafrost...
Against tough odds, Bering Strait residents seek cross-border ocean protections

Against tough odds, Bering Strait residents seek cross-border ocean protections

When waves of trash began piling up on beaches on the Alaska side of the Bering Strait, residents looked west to the Russian side...
Tromsø terminates friendship agreements with Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Nadym

Tromsø terminates friendship agreements with Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Nadym

Tromsø Mayor Gunnar Wilhelmsen, together with politicians from other parties in northern Norway’s largest city, announced in a letter published in Nordlys that a...
Where’s Wally? The wandering celebrity walrus is spotted in Iceland

Where’s Wally? The wandering celebrity walrus is spotted in Iceland

COPENHAGEN — Wally, the walrus who has found fame during his travels round Europe, has been spotted in Iceland more than 900 kilometers from...
Canadian military plans to move Iqaluit water operation indoors

Canadian military plans to move Iqaluit water operation indoors

The Canadian military is planning to move its suspended reverse osmosis water purification operation in Iqaluit indoors, says Maj. Susan Magill. The Canadian Armed Forces...
Court ruling on offshore Arctic leasing creates new obstacle for planned Beaufort sale

Court ruling on offshore Arctic leasing creates new obstacle for planned...

A planned oil and gas lease sale in the Beaufort Sea off northern Alaska is in legal limbo now that a federal judge has...
Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG in Norwegian waters

Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG...

Norwegian shipping company Tschudi, which operates a logistics base in Kirkenes, has been contracted to develop a temporary reloading area where gas bound for...