Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer?

Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer?

NARSAQ, Greenland — As principal of the primary school in this once-prosperous fishing town near the southern tip of Greenland, Ivalo Motzfeldt has a...
A Danish satellite effort is poised to make vast improvements to Greenland maps

A Danish satellite effort is poised to make vast improvements to...

Getting hold of a map of Greenland is easy enough. But if you want one that is precise enough to use for infrastructure planning, navigation, mining...
An unearthed document shows Denmark allowed US military to release radioactive water into Greenland’s ice cap

An unearthed document shows Denmark allowed US military to release radioactive...

U.S. forces were given permission to release radioactive water into Greenland’s icecap in the 1960s by Danish authorities, who set strict limits on how much radiation the...
Russia builds Arctic air defense shield

Russia builds Arctic air defense shield

Russia's military will establish a new Arctic air defense division in 2018, military representatives told Izvestia. It is to cover the territory "from Novaya Zemlya to...
An Alaska effort to peel off some Arctic refuge land is under review at the Interior Department

An Alaska effort to peel off some Arctic refuge land is...

The state’s current dispute over the boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a place believed to have huge oil deposits, is partly based...
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...
Canada grapples with future of northern food security program

Canada grapples with future of northern food security program

Now that her department’s consultation tour of northern communities has ended, Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, said in the Senate...
Finland to increase troop levels, defense spending amid heightened tensions

Finland to increase troop levels, defense spending amid heightened tensions

HELSINKI — Finland said on Thursday it plans to increase military troop levels by about 20 percent to 280,000 and raise defense spending because of the...
Climate trial over Norway’s Arctic oil drilling set to start in November

Climate trial over Norway’s Arctic oil drilling set to start in...

The Oslo City Court has set the date for a climate trial against the Norwegian state. Hearings will start on Nov. 13, according to Greenpeace.The environmentalist...
Ski trip through northwest Arctic invites comparison to hut-to-hut trekking in the Alps

Ski trip through northwest Arctic invites comparison to hut-to-hut trekking in...

KOBUK — As I stood in the harsh wind in the middle of the frozen Kobuk River, I threw a temper tantrum.We’d skied all...