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...
US Marine force in Norway to eye Arctic and beyond

US Marine force in Norway to eye Arctic and beyond

STUTTGART, Germany — Nearly 300 Marines will begin operating this month in the Arctic as part of the Corps' push to establish a full-time presence...
Germany opens an Arctic office

Germany opens an Arctic office

Germany has just opened the “German Arctic Office,” hosted by Germany’s most renowned Arctic research center, the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar...
Canadian telecom watchdog sets ambitious targets for remote broadband internet

Canadian telecom watchdog sets ambitious targets for remote broadband internet

Just as Nunatsiaq News closed down for the seasonal holiday late last month, Canada’s telecommunications watchdog, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, declared Dec....
Russia wants more control over Arctic airspace

Russia wants more control over Arctic airspace

The leader of Russia’s Radio-Radar troops says they are engaged in a serious effort to enhance control over airspace in the Arctic.Major General Andrey...
‘Squash him!’ Video of gruesome bear-killing in Russia goes viral — and could be a crime

‘Squash him!’ Video of gruesome bear-killing in Russia goes viral —...

First a polar bear was blown up off the Siberian coast, and now a brown bear has been run down in an Arctic forest....