Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10 years

Moscow’s aims to grow trans-Arctic shipping by 2,000 percent in 10...

The Russian government intends to boost annual transit volumes on the Northern Sea Route from 1.3 million tons in 2020 to 30 million tons...
McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University will offer an Inuit-focused health course

McGill University students in medicine will soon have the option to register for an Inuit-focused health course. Associate professor Richard Budgell started started developing a...
Delta variant suspected in Greenland’s most recent COVID outbreak

Delta variant suspected in Greenland’s most recent COVID outbreak

Greenland can expect fluctuating rates of new COVID-19 infections as it seeks to fight back an outbreak of the illness that public health authorities...
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago. It didn’t go well

The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60...

In a tunnel 40 feet beneath the surface of the Greenland ice sheet, a Geiger counter screamed. It was 1964, the height of the...
Mary Simon is installed as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general

Mary Simon is installed as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general

OTTAWA — Canada installed an Indigenous woman as its governor general on Monday, the first such person to hold the post, in an elaborate...
Russian army, emergency services tackle wildfires raging in country’s east and west

Russian army, emergency services tackle wildfires raging in country’s east and...

Russian soldiers and emergency services used planes and helicopters to extinguish wildfires raging in various regions of the country, footage released on Friday by...
Canadian government announces money for northern marine search and rescue

Canadian government announces money for northern marine search and rescue

Canada's federal government announced $1.5 million for marine safety infrastructure for several Inuit-based organizations this week. The money is meant to bolster marine search-and-rescue capacity...
Russia to build LNG-powered icebreakers for Arctic sea route

Russia to build LNG-powered icebreakers for Arctic sea route

ST PETERSBURG — Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquefied natural gas, a top official said on...
Water and sanitation deficiencies worsened the COVID pandemic in rural Alaska, a study finds

Water and sanitation deficiencies worsened the COVID pandemic in rural Alaska,...

A lack of adequate water and sewer service and overcrowded housing combined to make the COVID-19 pandemic more severe in rural Alaska, a new...
4 Inuit carvings fetch world record prices

4 Inuit carvings fetch world record prices

Inuit art was in the spotlight last week with four pieces raking in between CA$20,000 and $40,000 apiece at a Toronto-based auction, all just...