HFO ban could lead to big Arctic price increases, Transport Canada says

HFO ban could lead to big Arctic price increases, Transport Canada...

New rules for marine fuels used by Arctic sealift vessels will lead to big price hikes for food and other commodities in Nunavut this...
Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Arctic Sweden

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg attended a protest Friday in Jokkmokk, in northern Sweden.Thunberg attended the rally, which fell on the day after National Sámi...
Equinor broadens scope of carbon targets to match rivals

Equinor broadens scope of carbon targets to match rivals

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor joined other major European oil and gas companies on Thursday by including emissions from the fuel it sells to customers in...
Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

A new tax regime for the Russian Arctic aims to provide for an unprecedented wave of investment in oil and gas drilling in the...
Russia complains of Norwegian restrictions on its activities on Svalbard

Russia complains of Norwegian restrictions on its activities on Svalbard

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday accused Norway of restricting its activities on Svalbard and said it wanted talks with Oslo to resolve the issue.Svalbard,...
For the first time, Inuit-built ice thickness sensors have been deployed in Nunavut

For the first time, Inuit-built ice thickness sensors have been deployed...

Lodged in the ice outside Qikiqtarjuaq are two new ice thickness sensors, the first of their kind, built by Inuit youth in Nain, Nunatsiavut.The...
Alaska lawmakers back a federal push to create a center for Arctic defense studies

Alaska lawmakers back a federal push to create a center for...

Alaska state lawmakers have given their support to a plan to create a Department of Defense center to study Arctic issues.The state Senate on...
A new study finds no plastics in eastern Arctic seals

A new study finds no plastics in eastern Arctic seals

While it’s well-known that tiny pieces of plastic have made their way into the Arctic Ocean, it’s remained unclear how these microplastics are affecting marine...
The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged — and only slightly bigger

The Arctic’s future population will likely be more urban, more aged...

The Arctic’s population is expected to remain stable through the middle of the century, but there are likely to be wide differences in how...
After winning a historic court victory, Sweden’s Sami face attacks, including death threats

After winning a historic court victory, Sweden’s Sami face attacks, including...

A decision earlier this month by Sweden’s top court that upholds a Sámi right to manage hunting and fishing in a traditional herding area...