U.S. Coast Guard tests new icebreaker designs amid calls for funding

U.S. Coast Guard tests new icebreaker designs amid calls for funding

The U.S. Coast Guard is testing new icebreaker models at a research facility in Newfoundland, Canada, CBC News reported Wednesday. According to the report, the...
Canada’s Supreme Court quashes Nunavut seismic testing, handing victory to Clyde River

Canada’s Supreme Court quashes Nunavut seismic testing, handing victory to Clyde...

After Inuit association lawyers told them three years ago that their case was hopeless, Jerry Natanine and the people of Clyde River have proven...
Christmas comes early for polar bears at a Finland zoo with snow in July

Christmas comes early for polar bears at a Finland zoo with...

RANUA, Finland — A group of polar bears in a zoo in Lapland in northern Finland got an early wintry treat in the summer heat when truckloads...
Nornickel announces sharp drop in emission from border polluter

Nornickel announces sharp drop in emission from border polluter

One of the largest polluters in the Barents region is touting new changes that have led to a substantial reduction in emissions at one...
Yukon offers free land if you’re willing to farm the north

Yukon offers free land if you’re willing to farm the north

TORONTO — In Canada's far north, the government of Yukon Territory wants to attract small farmers to the frigid region with a simple pitch:...
After pressure from Norway, Rosatom says floating nuclear plant will be fueled in Murmansk

After pressure from Norway, Rosatom says floating nuclear plant will be...

The two reactors on “Akademik Lomonosov” will not have uranium fuel on board when Russia's first floating nuclear power plant is towed around Scandinavia...
North of Nordic: A Young Chef Invents ‘Neo-Fjordic’ Cuisine

North of Nordic: A Young Chef Invents ‘Neo-Fjordic’ Cuisine

BERGEN, Norway — “So this little ball of depressing represents the past of Norwegian food,” said chef Christopher Haatuft as he lovingly set down...
Canada’s Supreme Court to rule on Nunavut seismic testing next week

Canada’s Supreme Court to rule on Nunavut seismic testing next week

A final, decisive ruling in the long-standing legal battle over seismic testing in the waters off the coast of Baffin Island, and the duty...
Parks Canada downsizes archeological work on Franklin wreck this summer

Parks Canada downsizes archeological work on Franklin wreck this summer

Parks Canada underwater divers will have to settle for a cursory glance at the HMS Erebus wreck this summer since their research vessel is...
Exxon fined for Russia sanctions violations under Tillerson

Exxon fined for Russia sanctions violations under Tillerson

The Treasury Department fined ExxonMobil Corp. $2 million for "egregious" violations of sanctions against Russia when now-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was chief executive. Exxon...