Putin calls Arctic fuel spill unprecedented for Russia

Putin calls Arctic fuel spill unprecedented for Russia

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the scale of a clean-up operation after a huge fuel spill in the Arctic...
Norway will slow down onshore wind power developments

Norway will slow down onshore wind power developments

OSLO — Norway announced plans on Friday to tighten rules for onshore wind power developments to better protect nature, a move that is likely...
Nunavut museums go digital to cope with pandemic

Nunavut museums go digital to cope with pandemic

A month after its opening reception, the Germaine Arnaktauyok exhibition at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit museum in Iqaluit ended abruptly, when all museum and galleries across...
A mass program to vaccinate reindeer against anthrax is underway on the Yamal tundra

A mass program to vaccinate reindeer against anthrax is underway on...

The world’s biggest reindeer population is up for big vaccination as regional authorities in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug act to stave off outbreaks of...
Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

Quebec’s anti-racism task force is flawed without Inuit voices, says Makivik

The Quebec government has announced the creation of a task force to counter racism in the province, and Makivik Corp. has a suggestion for...
Rapid warming is probably behind a spike in mercury levels in Svalbard polar bears

Rapid warming is probably behind a spike in mercury levels in...

Polar bears in and around Svalbard are carrying increasing loads of mercury in their bodies, a sign that rapid warming is releasing mercury previously...
Greenland’s first road project connecting settlements clears its last hurdle

Greenland’s first road project connecting settlements clears its last hurdle

Construction of Greenland’s first road connecting two settlements will begin at the end of July, when contractors start work on what will eventually be...
Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s federal government plans to boost Nunavut’s borrowing limit

Canada’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, says he intends to raise Nunavut’s borrowing limit by $100 million.The borrowing limit, which is set by the federal...
Norwegian resumes flights to nine destinations in northern Scandinavia

Norwegian resumes flights to nine destinations in northern Scandinavia

With more European countries reopening society by partly lifting COVID-19 restrictions, Norwegian Air Shuttle says it’s time to prepare more planes for takeoff, believing...
Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

Travel between Nunavut and Northwest Territories is now allowed without isolation

As of Monday, Northwest Territories residents can now enter Nunavut without self-isolating.That follows a similar announcement by the Government of the Northwest Territories on...