A majority of Greenlanders support independence

A majority of Greenlanders support independence

Support for Greenlandic independence is strongest among the country’s older generations, according to an HS Analyse poll carried out for Sermitsiaq, a Greenlandic newspaper...
Stellar images vault this Arctic history above similar works

Stellar images vault this Arctic history above similar works

Lines in the Ice: Exploring the Roof of the World By Philip J. Hatfield; McGill-Queen’s University Press; 2016; 256 pages; $44.95 The Arctic has long obsessed...
Trans-Arctic fiber cable can make Kirkenes to high-tech hub

Trans-Arctic fiber cable can make Kirkenes to high-tech hub

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev is set to visit Oulu in northern Finland on Thursday, Dec. 8 to discuss bilateral trade and economic cooperation with...
Town formerly known as Barrow already in court over new name of Utqiaġvik

Town formerly known as Barrow already in court over new name...

The town formerly known as Barrow began Thursday with something old-yet-new and full of promise, a return to the traditional name of Utqiaġvik. But it...
Arctic infrastructure is main priority, says Northern Fleet Commander

Arctic infrastructure is main priority, says Northern Fleet Commander

Vice Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, commander of Russia's Northern Fleet, intends to take use of several new Arctic bases in the course of 2017. "Among the...
‘It’s part of being an Icelander’: a national culture of poetry

‘It’s part of being an Icelander’: a national culture of poetry

Iceland, it seems, is full of hidden poets. When they’re not at their day jobs, a great many of the island’s 330,000 inhabitants dabble in...
No agreement on Arctic fisheries moratorium

No agreement on Arctic fisheries moratorium

At least one more round of talks will be necessary for Arctic coastal states and other major fishing countries to work out some of...
Nose-to-nose with a polar bear? In Alaska, that’s just a normal day.

Nose-to-nose with a polar bear? In Alaska, that’s just a normal...

Clouds roiled on the horizon, saturated and spitting as six of us waited in the sterile anteroom of the Northern Alaska Tour Company's aviation...
Clyde River seismic testing dispute heads to Canada’s Supreme Court

Clyde River seismic testing dispute heads to Canada’s Supreme Court

In issuing her 2015 decision permitting a group of companies to conduct seismic testing in Baffin Bay, against the wishes of local communities, Eleanor...
A wrenching choice for Alaska towns in the path of climate change

A wrenching choice for Alaska towns in the path of climate...

SHAKTOOLIK, Alaska — In the dream, a storm came and Betsy Bekoalok watched the river rise on one side of the village and the...