New coloring book aims to help kids name Arctic animals in Inupiaq

New coloring book aims to help kids name Arctic animals in...

Aivik is Inupiaq for walrus. Qavvik is wolverine. And tuttu is caribou.Those are just a few of the Arctic animal names topping the corresponding...
Nunavut organization spreads the word about Inuktut, one post at a time

Nunavut organization spreads the word about Inuktut, one post at a...

“Word of the day, Feb. 9,” Alexia Galloway-Alainga begins, speaking to the camera.“Nallinniq,” she pronounces, slowly and clearly, the final syllable coming from the...
For two Alaska villages, walruses remain essential. As sea ice disappears, can it last?

For two Alaska villages, walruses remain essential. As sea ice disappears,...

First in a series.SAVOONGA — No one can quite believe this and yet they saw it coming.Around St. Lawrence Island in the middle of...
NWT, Nunavut promote road corridor from Yellowknife to the Arctic Ocean

NWT, Nunavut promote road corridor from Yellowknife to the Arctic Ocean

Within 15 years, you may be able to drive from the Northwest Territories capital of Yellowknife right up to Grays Bay on western Nunavut’s...
A former Alaska governor will again explore an Alaska-Canada rail link

A former Alaska governor will again explore an Alaska-Canada rail link

Former Gov. Frank Murkowski is exploring the creation of a rail connection between Alaska and Canada, an unrealized priority left over from his time...
U.K. to transfer Franklin shipwrecks to Canada as a ‘gift’

U.K. to transfer Franklin shipwrecks to Canada as a ‘gift’

Ownership of the wrecks of the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus, the two vessels commanded by Sir John Franklin on his doomed expedition to...
Norway says Russia’s mock attack on Vardø radar troubles stability in the north

Norway says Russia’s mock attack on Vardø radar troubles stability in...

A year ago, on March 24 2017, nine Russian aircraft simulated an attack on Norway’s radar station in Vardø.The mock attack, made by bombers...
Russia seeks meeting with UN Ocean Affairs Commission

Russia seeks meeting with UN Ocean Affairs Commission

Russia wants to meet the UN’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in July.According to the Danish online newspaper Arktisk Nyt, the...
Construction begins on Russian Navy’s first Arctic patrol ship

Construction begins on Russian Navy’s first Arctic patrol ship

Almost a year after the Russian Ministry of Defense announced its plans to acquire a new class of icebreaking Arctic patrol vessels, the keel...
Children in Greenland are getting taller and healthier

Children in Greenland are getting taller and healthier

A group of children runs down the hill towards the Knud Rasmussen’s museum in Ilulissat, Greenland. To a casual observer it might not be...