A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed bank to highlight crop diversity

A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed...

ROME — A cult German board game whose fans include Hollywood actors Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson may not seem the most obvious vehicle...
Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG in Norwegian waters

Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG...

Norwegian shipping company Tschudi, which operates a logistics base in Kirkenes, has been contracted to develop a temporary reloading area where gas bound for...
Arctic Yearbook’s 2018 edition focuses on China in the Arctic

Arctic Yearbook’s 2018 edition focuses on China in the Arctic

China’s role in the Arctic is the focus of the latest Arctic Yearbook, produced by the Northern Research Forum and the University of the...
Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

MOSCOW — Rosneft wants its Western oil buyers to accept new terms and pay penalties from 2019 if they fail to pay for supplies...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government.She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Persistent open water has Yukon eyeing an artificial ice bridge

Persistent open water has Yukon eyeing an artificial ice bridge

After three recent winters with open water on the Yukon River, government officials in Canada’s Yukon Territory want someone to design and build an...
Greenland local-knowledge group bags Nordic environment award

Greenland local-knowledge group bags Nordic environment award

Each year, the Nordic Council recognizes an environmental initiative that promotes the organization’s goals in a selected theme. This year, the council’s focus on maritime...
Women’s issues are coming to the forefront of Arctic discussions

Women’s issues are coming to the forefront of Arctic discussions

Women’s issues, from gender-based violence to political and economic parity, play a central role in the Arctic.But until recently they've rarely come up in...
The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

Measured by its size, the discovery announced earlier this week by Equinor, Norway’s state-controlled oil firm, is marginal. The Skruis find, in the northern...
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...