Northern films to feature at German festival

Northern films to feature at German festival

Each year, Germany’s Berlinale film festival screens 400 or so of the world’s best films. The most coveted prizes handed out are modelled after...
S&P raises Iceland’s credit rating

S&P raises Iceland’s credit rating

The rating agency Standard & Poor's on Friday raised its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Iceland to A- from BBB+....
A Norwegian preschool is under fire for its latest field trip – to a reindeer slaughterhouse

A Norwegian preschool is under fire for its latest field trip...

Peppered throughout the Facebook page for Granstubben Barnehage, a preschool in central Norway, are numerous pictures of its young students leading what appear to...
In Utqiagvik, Joe the Waterman made an Alaska museum like no other

In Utqiagvik, Joe the Waterman made an Alaska museum like no...

UTQIAĠVIK -- At the edge of the frozen Arctic Ocean, next door to a Japanese sushi spot and not far from where Pepe’s North...
2 suicides in one week send Greenland town in search for answers

2 suicides in one week send Greenland town in search for...

On Thursday, Greenlandic health officials announced that the number of suicides in 2016 had been the highest in five years. Forty-seven people died by their...
Local officials move ahead on new school for a climate-threatened village in Alaska’s Arctic

Local officials move ahead on new school for a climate-threatened village...

The Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly held an unprecedented meeting 2,000 miles away in Seattle last month, where it narrowly shot down a proposal by...
New Arctic airfields expand Russian reach across the region

New Arctic airfields expand Russian reach across the region

Ten new and upgraded airfields significantly strengthen the Russian Armed Forces’ capacities in the region.Priority is now given to airfields in the Arctic region,...
Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

OSLO — Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War II that foreign troops have...
Quebec universities launch free online course on northern politics, development

Quebec universities launch free online course on northern politics, development

If you’d like to learn more about the social and political issues facing Nunavik and Quebec’s northern regions, watch for a new course in...
Greenland firm to assist in Iceland fish survey

Greenland firm to assist in Iceland fish survey

When Icelandic fisheries authorities begin their annual survey of capelin stocks later tomorrow, they will, for the first time, be enlisting the help of...