Nuuk to demand that Danes clean up US pollution

Nuuk to demand that Danes clean up US pollution

The government of Greenland is expected to officially call on Copenhagen and Washington next month to begin efforts to clean up thousands of tonnes...
300 US Marines could be based in Norway in a plan under consideration by both nations

300 US Marines could be based in Norway in a plan...

STUTTGART, Germany — The United States and Norway are considering basing a rotational force of up to 300 Marines in the Nordic country, but the...
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...
Barrow sets new record for latest date without snow cover

Barrow sets new record for latest date without snow cover

Five months after a record-early spring snowmelt, the northernmost community in the United States has set a new record for late snow accumulation.The ground...
Walrus congregation in Northwest Alaska apparently short-lived this year

Walrus congregation in Northwest Alaska apparently short-lived this year

A congregation of walruses spotted on a Northwest Alaska beach earlier this month numbered about 6,000, but the animals had departed within days and were probably heading...
One of the first scientists to document sea ice retreat puts four decades of experience into a book

One of the first scientists to document sea ice retreat puts...

It was the 1970s. The girls in the band were topless and, for the pilots, a night out at The Flyers’ Club, in Gander,...
In accepting Arctic prize, Ban Ki-Moon urges focus on indigenous peoples’ contributions to climate fight

In accepting Arctic prize, Ban Ki-Moon urges focus on indigenous peoples’...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received the first-ever Arctic Circle Prize for his leadership in bringing together the leaders of the world on a...
Arctic prize honors Ban Ki-moon’s climate efforts

Arctic prize honors Ban Ki-moon’s climate efforts

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, was given a warm welcome to Iceland Saturday as he received the first ever Arctic Circle Prize.The prize...
Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

PORTLAND, Maine — The Arctic Council Senior Officials meeting this week in Portland is expected to pump $1 million into the Maine economy. That’s...
Inuit should have a voice in housing design, says panel

Inuit should have a voice in housing design, says panel

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland—Jack Hébert has spent a good part of his life trying to build more energy-efficient, durable and culturally-relevant home for communities across...