Nunavik prepares to launch its suicide prevention strategy

Nunavik prepares to launch its suicide prevention strategy

Earlier this month, representatives from organizations across Nunavik gathered in Kuujjuaq to try to address the high rate of suicide in the region.“What gave...
With a new environmental review, the Trump administration moves closer to opening more Arctic Alaska land to oil development

With a new environmental review, the Trump administration moves closer to...

The Trump administration’s overhaul of the management plan for a vast area in Arctic Alaska could open up much more territory to oil development,...
Iceland begins its Arctic Council chairmanship with a focus on observers

Iceland begins its Arctic Council chairmanship with a focus on observers

Iceland is seeking to leverage growing interest in the Arctic to improve the living conditions in the region through greater involvement of the organization’s...
Nunavut mining company calls for a Canadian Arctic strategy

Nunavut mining company calls for a Canadian Arctic strategy

On a damp day in downtown Toronto, the head Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. told 150 people, mostly in suits, that if the federal government...
Nornickel will boost Taimyr mining to support the world’s shift to electric mobility

Nornickel will boost Taimyr mining to support the world’s shift to...

Russian mining giant Nornickel has set a goal of extracting 30 million tonnes of ore per year from its Arctic operations in Taimyr, as part...
If humanity crashes, Svalbard will be there when it comes time to reboot

If humanity crashes, Svalbard will be there when it comes time...

Contrary to urban myth, death is not outlawed in Svalbard, but, as it turns out, the Norway-administered territory is an ideal place for keeping...
Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge oil lease sale

Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this...
Nunavut Arctic College seeks public’s help to shape its future

Nunavut Arctic College seeks public’s help to shape its future

Nunavut Arctic College is looking for the public’s help to shape its future.The college is working to develop its 10-year strategic plan — a...
Estonia is applying to become an Arctic Council observer

Estonia is applying to become an Arctic Council observer

Estonia will seek to become an Arctic Council observer, that country’s foreign ministry has announced.“Considering the increasing challenges from the Arctic, it is a...
A building boom is underway in Iqaluit

A building boom is underway in Iqaluit

As winter returns to Iqaluit, snow and ice settle on a changed city landscape: Six new major developments began construction this past sealift season....