Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern Arctic

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern...

After a year of reactor testing, painting and crew-training at Rosatomflot’s base in the Kola Bay, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov on Friday...
Canadian Inuit development corporations create national lobby group

Canadian Inuit development corporations create national lobby group

Inuit development corporations across Inuit Nunangat have linked up to form a new association, the Inuit Development Corporation Association.Launched Wednesday at an event in...
Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible — problem in Alaska

Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible —...

Kimberly Larson remembers the first time she was approached by human traffickers.She was 12 years old, walking downtown in Anchorage, and strangers pulled over...
Meteorologists just spotted lightning strikes near the North Pole

Meteorologists just spotted lightning strikes near the North Pole

Over the weekend, sharp-eyed meteorologists with the U.S. National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska noticed something extremely unusual — a series of lightning strikes...
Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

Trump to nominate ex-energy lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate David Bernhardt, a former energy lobbyist, to be secretary of the interior, the...
Authors of Russia’s new constitution eye direct federal control for Arctic regions

Authors of Russia’s new constitution eye direct federal control for Arctic...

Far northern territories, border areas and closed military towns should be directly subjected to the federal government in Moscow, says a leading member of...
A new atlas describes the changing marine ecosystem in Canada’s Arctic

A new atlas describes the changing marine ecosystem in Canada’s Arctic

Just in time for the 2018 G7 ministerial meeting in Halifax — where the theme is climate change, marine protection and clean energy — trio of...
Russian, Norwegian authorities offer differing accounts of weapons smuggling discussion at border meeting

Russian, Norwegian authorities offer differing accounts of weapons smuggling discussion at...

“International terrorist organizations can use the border between Russian and Norway for transfer of weapons. This conclusion was made after the two countries’ security...
New Iqaluit port aims for more sealift efficiency, safety

New Iqaluit port aims for more sealift efficiency, safety

Plans for a deep-sea port in Iqaluit by the year 2021 promise to eliminate what amounts to a summer-long D-Day-like supply operation on Iqaluit’s...
Despite investigation, a mysterious sound coming from beneath Canada’s Arctic Ocean remains a mystery

Despite investigation, a mysterious sound coming from beneath Canada’s Arctic Ocean...

Earlier this week, a Canadian military plane flew a surveillance mission seeking the source of a mysterious underwater sound reported in the region of...