Norway oil workers agree wage deal, ending threat of strike

Norway oil workers agree wage deal, ending threat of strike

OSLO — Norwegian oil and gas firms secured a wage agreement with workers on Saturday, ending the threat of a strike that would have cut...
Project aims at reestablishing vegetable production in Norway’s Arctic

Project aims at reestablishing vegetable production in Norway’s Arctic

In Troms County, a project aiming to (re-)establish Arctic vegetable production resulted in 170 tons of locally produced vegetables in 2016. In 2014, a three-year...
Caribou again dominate Western Nunavut gold mine project review

Caribou again dominate Western Nunavut gold mine project review

Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. pitched its gold mine project again last week in Cambridge Bay with a 72-page exhaustive new plan to mitigate,...
On World Oceans Day, ‘Arctic Circle’ artist explains how her comic takes on climate change

On World Oceans Day, ‘Arctic Circle’ artist explains how her comic...

Alex Hallatt wasn't always so political. At least that you could readily detect in her comics, given her ability to camouflage her opinions in...
Arctic organizations in Alaska and Norway launch collaboration

Arctic organizations in Alaska and Norway launch collaboration

Two major Arctic institutions in Norway and Alaska have agreed to cooperate on projects and programs in the Arctic. This strategic integration aims to better serve the citizens...
Canada hikes military spending as Trump demands allies step up

Canada hikes military spending as Trump demands allies step up

Justin Trudeau's government plans to ramp up defense spending by more than C$10 billion ($7.4 billion) annually within a few years as the nation...
Russian Navy reports progress in building east Arctic base

Russian Navy reports progress in building east Arctic base

Seventeen new buildings, power generation stations and a freshwater well are under construction in Cape Schmidt, the east Arctic Navy base. Two diesel-powered electricity generators...
Nunavut Inuit welcome language funding boost, but say it’s not enough

Nunavut Inuit welcome language funding boost, but say it’s not enough

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. says it welcomes a boost in federal language funding towards the protection and promotion of Inuktut in the territory. But the Inuit...
Fewer, but bigger cruise ships sail north

Fewer, but bigger cruise ships sail north

Lofoten, Tromsø and North Cape are the highlights for cruise ships sailing Northern Norway. "Unlike in the rest of Europe, passengers coming north are up...
How DNA from polar bear cubs in an Ohio zoo helps fight crime in the Arctic

How DNA from polar bear cubs in an Ohio zoo helps...

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium polar bear cubs aren't just cute and cuddly. They're also helping the federal government fight crimes against their wild relatives...