Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau set to visit Nunavut capital Thursday

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau set to visit Nunavut capital Thursday

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit Iqaluit Thursday to deliver a long-awaited apology for the past mistreatment of Inuit tuberculosis patients in...
Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Moscow confirms go-ahead for giant nuclear icebreaker

Last year, the Kremlin decreed that shipping along the Northern Sea Route should reach 80 million tons per year by 2024, and the easiest way to...
Gazprom appoints manager with Arctic experience as gas production boss: RBC Daily

Gazprom appoints manager with Arctic experience as gas production boss: RBC...

MOSCOW — Russia's Gazprom has picked Sergei Menshikov, head of a Gazprom unit on the Yamal Peninsula, as head of production, the RBC Daily...
The only working US heavy icebreaker catches fire returning from Antarctica

The only working US heavy icebreaker catches fire returning from Antarctica

The crew of the Polar Star, the only operable U.S. heavy polar icebreaker, had completed this season's annual resupply mission to Antarctica despite a...
The Bering Sea is already nearly ice-free, setting up more havoc for its ecosystem and residents

The Bering Sea is already nearly ice-free, setting up more havoc...

A year ago, a midwinter meltdown erased most of the ice in the Bering Sea, leaving vast stretches of open water and creating shocking...
Rabies hounds Svalbard’s foxes, reindeer

Rabies hounds Svalbard’s foxes, reindeer

Officials in Svalbard say it is too early to declare an outbreak of rabies in the island group, but they are keeping a close...
Rosneft considers redirecting millions of tons of oil to Russia’s Arctic coast

Rosneft considers redirecting millions of tons of oil to Russia’s Arctic...

Russian oil giant Rosneft is considering building a 600-kilometer pipeline from its Vankor oil fields to the Kara Sea, according to media reports.A growing...
Ottawa gives $1.6 million to Kivalliq hydro-fiber link study

Ottawa gives $1.6 million to Kivalliq hydro-fiber link study

Canada's federal government will help pay for a study to look at the feasibility of connecting Nunavut’s Kivalliq region west of Hudson Bay to...
A winter weather exercise will see northern Sweden host some 7,000 foreign soldiers

A winter weather exercise will see northern Sweden host some 7,000...

Winter warfare capabilities will be in focus when the military exercise Northern Wind kicks off in Sweden's Norrbotten county in March.The exercise takes place...
Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

Two U.S. bills could advance American presence in the Arctic

A pair of bills due to be introduced in Congress later this year could help strengthen the United States’ role in the Arctic, say...