2 Nunavik wildfires caused by people, says fire official

2 Nunavik wildfires caused by people, says fire official

Nunavik’s forest fire season has started with two blazes: one near Kangiqsualujjuaq and another near Umiujaq. The fire near Kangiqsualujjuaq, in Kuururjuaq National Park, was...
Finland clarifies next steps to NATO entry

Finland clarifies next steps to NATO entry

HELSINKI — Finland will clarify next steps regarding a possible decision to seek NATO membership in the coming weeks, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told...
As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge Arctic Alaska oil project is uncertain

As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge...

As a major new oil project planned for Alaska's Arctic begins another environmental review, it now faces a less certain future. The Willow project, being...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...
What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to NATO membership

What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to...

HELSINKI/STOCKHOLM — Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden have been considering applying for membership of the NATO military alliance, which would mark...
Norway’s Hammerfest LNG sends out its first tanker in 20 months to an energy hungry Europe

Norway’s Hammerfest LNG sends out its first tanker in 20 months...

Norway's Hammerfest LNG project has resumed production and the tanker Arctic Voyager is first in line to bring liquefied natural gas, the equivalent to...
Norway to close its consulate in Murmansk

Norway to close its consulate in Murmansk

In the wake of the meltdown in bilateral relations, Norway will close its general consulate in Murmansk on July 1, said Foreign Minister Anniken...
Norway takes delivery of Boeing P-8 submarine-hunter aircraft

Norway takes delivery of Boeing P-8 submarine-hunter aircraft

SEATTLE — Norway took delivery on Thursday of the first of five Boeing P-8 maritime patrol aircraft, central to the NATO country's ability to...
How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

NUUK FJORD, Greenland — On a shore near Greenland's capital Nuuk, a local scientist points to a paradox emerging as the island's glaciers retreat:...
Finland suspends its rail link to Russia

Finland suspends its rail link to Russia

HELSINKI — Finland's national railway operator said on Friday it would suspend services between Helsinki and Saint Petersburg in Russia on Monday, closing the...