“Last Ice Areas” of the polar North should be world heritage sites: IUCN

“Last Ice Areas” of the polar North should be world heritage...

A coalition of international conservation agencies says two sites in Canada’s Arctic Ocean should qualify as world heritage sites, in a push for additional...
Alaska’s Arctic policy adviser falls victim to fake news — in Russia

Alaska’s Arctic policy adviser falls victim to fake news — in...

Craig Fleener, the Arctic policy adviser for Gov. Bill Walker, was at a conference in Russia at the end of March when he was...
Runners brave cold and snow for North Pole marathon

Runners brave cold and snow for North Pole marathon

Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race - the North...
Inupiaq: The language I can write and speak, but don’t understand

Inupiaq: The language I can write and speak, but don’t understand

I loved being at my Gram’s house. Papa and Gram spoke to each other using the language in which sounds are made using every...
Higher speed internet is coming Nunavut

Higher speed internet is coming Nunavut

If Nunavut’s slow internet is leaving you a “bit” off—hold on for a while longer, a communications expert said April 5 at Nunavut’s Mining...
Russia constructing purpose-built ship for sailing nuclear waste along Northern Sea Route

Russia constructing purpose-built ship for sailing nuclear waste along Northern Sea...

Russia will build a special purpose ship for voyages with radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel along the Northern Sea Route.Construction starts in 2020...
Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels: U.S. admiral

Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels: U.S. admiral

BERLIN — Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO military officer said, voicing...
Chinese president makes surprise visit to Alaska after Trump summit

Chinese president makes surprise visit to Alaska after Trump summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a surprise visit to Alaska on Friday evening, catching a seafood dinner in Anchorage, meeting with Gov. Bill Walker,...
Trump prepares to overturn Obama’s limits on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic

Trump prepares to overturn Obama’s limits on offshore oil drilling in...

WASHINGTON — The White House is readying an executive order that aims to open up new areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to...
Inuit Circumpolar Council to hold 2018 general assembly in Utqiagvik

Inuit Circumpolar Council to hold 2018 general assembly in Utqiagvik

Scores of Inuit delegates from Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Chukotka, Russia will gather next year in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, the community formerly known as Barrow,...