How well do extractive companies operating in the Arctic uphold indigenous rights? A new study investigates

How well do extractive companies operating in the Arctic uphold indigenous...

A new survey conducted suggests that the oil industry is better equipped than the mining companies to maintain the rights of indigenous peoples in the Arctic.The...
Circling the globe at 60 degrees north, sampling the people and places

Circling the globe at 60 degrees north, sampling the people and...

Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of HomeBy Malachy Tallack; Pegasus Books; 2016; 230 pages; $26.95Latitude 60 in Alaska runs across the...
Increased activity in warming Arctic piques interest of Lower 48 National Guard leaders

Increased activity in warming Arctic piques interest of Lower 48 National...

National Guard officials from more than a fourth of the states say they’re so interested in the future of the Arctic that they want to...
On Alaska’s coldest days, a village draws close for warmth

On Alaska’s coldest days, a village draws close for warmth

BEAVER — In a season of short days and long nights, life in this village just below the Arctic Circle hugs tightly around the...
Here’s what’s in the US Defense Department’s new Arctic strategy

Here’s what’s in the US Defense Department’s new Arctic strategy

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Defense has released an updated Arctic Strategy that goes beyond prior, photo-filled versions of the plan, identifying shortfalls...
More than half of Inuit in northern Canada don’t get enough food

More than half of Inuit in northern Canada don’t get enough...

A majority of Inuit adults in Nunavut continue to be hit hard by food insecurity, while those who are most vulnerable are hit the...
Report finds Greenland consumer prices higher than Europe

Report finds Greenland consumer prices higher than Europe

If you neither smoke nor drink, eat light and only occasionally use the internet, you may find that living in Greenland is a bargain...
Federal watchdog investigating treatment of Canadian Rangers

Federal watchdog investigating treatment of Canadian Rangers

Canadian Rangers who conduct patrols and represent Canada’s sovereignty in the North on a part-time basis, may not receive the medical and logistical support entitled...
Putin’s Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall

Putin’s Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall

MURMANSK — The nuclear icebreaker Lenin, the pride and joy of the Soviet Union's Arctic great game, lies at perpetual anchor in the frigid water...
Syrian refugees find a warm welcome and a new home in Iceland

Syrian refugees find a warm welcome and a new home in...

REYKJAVIK — Valgerour Halla came into the world under unusual circumstances. The four-month-old was born in Reykjavik to Syrian asylum seekers who were so thankful...