Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

Parks Canada and the Inuit Heritage Trust have signed an agreement on how to care for the Franklin expedition’s new and yet-to-be-discovered artifacts.In 2018,...
U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in four decades

U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in...

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a contract to VT Halter Marine Inc. to design and construct the first U.S. heavy icebreaker in decades.The...
The US is set to host visitors from Canadian Arctic on fact-finding trip to Alaska

The US is set to host visitors from Canadian Arctic on...

Representatives from across northern Canada will head later this week to Denver, Colorado, and then up to Alaska, in search of ways to apply...
The US Coast Guard’s new Arctic strategy highlights geopolitics and security

The US Coast Guard’s new Arctic strategy highlights geopolitics and security

The U.S. Coast Guard's new Arctic Strategic Outlook, released on Monday, shows a shift in focus toward geopolitical and security concerns in the region.The...
How a new project links community members with scientists to monitor Alaska’s river and lake ice

How a new project links community members with scientists to monitor...

In Alaska, where roads are sparse and where travel over frozen rivers and lakes is common, thin ice can be deadly. So far this...
Canada’s ArcticNet will have its funding renewed

Canada’s ArcticNet will have its funding renewed

ArcticNet has received a five-year funding extension worth nearly $32.5 million.The organization, based at Université Laval in Quebec City, aims to bring together Arctic...
Novatek says it will move LNG ship-to-ship transfers from Norwegian to Russian waters

Novatek says it will move LNG ship-to-ship transfers from Norwegian to...

Representatives of Russian gas company Novatek told the newspaper Kommersant that the reloading of LNG in the Sarnes Fjord outside Honningsvåg, Norway, will come...
Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study

Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says...

If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the...
Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

Smithsonian’s narwhal exhibit will begin traveling around the U.S. in 2020

The narwhal exhibit at Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, first unveiled in August 2017, will run until the end of this year — and...
Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway's army is well underway with establishing a new Cavalry Battalion, Home Guard and a Ranger Company in Finnmark, Norway's northernmost region, which borders...