The US is fighting against climate change language in Arctic Council declaration, reports say

The US is fighting against climate change language in Arctic Council...

As the Arctic Council prepares to convene its biennial ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland next week, representatives from the United States have clashed with...
Why Norwegians are worried about a mysterious beluga whale that appeared off Norway’s Arctic coast

Why Norwegians are worried about a mysterious beluga whale that appeared...

A white beluga whale is loitering off the coast of northern Norway, and that is starting to worry Norwegians, who are afraid it might...
Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

The Russian federal government intends to spend 70 billion rubles (€965 million) on the construction of a new major Arctic terminal for storage and...
Arctic Council to hold ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland next week

Arctic Council to hold ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland next week

The Arctic Council returns next week to the place where, in June 1991, its seeds were planted: Rovaniemi, Finland.On May 7, cabinet-level representatives from...
China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China continues to invest in Arctic natural resources as two Chinese national oil companies secure a 20 percent stake in Novatek's massive Arctic LNG...
Greenpeace activists target Norwegian Arctic drilling rig

Greenpeace activists target Norwegian Arctic drilling rig

Four representatives of Greenpeace jumped onboard the oil rig West Hercules on Monday as it was moored on the waterfront in Hammerfest, in Northern...
U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling...
The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have been tested to full capacity

The reactors aboard a power plant bound for Russia’s Arctic have...

The nuclear reactors on Akademik Lomonosov, a floating power plant destined for a remote city in Russia's Arctic, were successfully tested at full capacity...
Trump administration sidelines U.S. offshore drilling plan after court ruling

Trump administration sidelines U.S. offshore drilling plan after court ruling

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration's plans to expand offshore drilling are on hold after a March court ruling blocked drilling in the Arctic and...
How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is dividing North Slope residents

How the prospect of oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is...

KAKTOVIK, Alaska — The sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were...