Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

Saami Council urges Tesla to refrain from buying Nornickel metals

“Dear Mr. Elon Musk,” starts the letter from the Indigenous peoples in northern Russia. “We are respectfully requesting that you DO NOT BUY nickel, copper and...
Nunavut government limits hunting of Dolphin and Union caribou

Nunavut government limits hunting of Dolphin and Union caribou

The Government of Nunavut is restricting the hunting of the Kitkmeot region’s Dolphin and Union Caribou Herd through an interim total allowable harvest of...
Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill damage

Russian watchdog files $2 billion lawsuit against Nornickel for fuel spill...

MOSCOW — Russia's environment watchdog said on Thursday that it had filed a lawsuit against a power business owned by mining giant Norilsk Nickel...
A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project Alaska has been waiting for

A simmering Aleutian volcano could provide the breakthrough geothermal energy project...

Arctic renewable energy has the potential for a global impact, but stories of energy transformation in the region are often overshadowed. For the month...
Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to northern Canadian fisheries

Canada’s federal government is working to keep US markets open to...

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is working to ensure that fisheries in Nunavut and Nunavik will be able to export their products to...
In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ together with UK, US navy ships

In a controversial move, Norway sails frigate into Russian Arctic EEZ...

The Norwegian frigate KNM Thor Heyerdahl is sailing in the Barents Sea together with the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ross, the British...
A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19 restrictions faces fines

A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19...

A sailor from New Zealand who did not receive permission from Transport Canada to transit the Northwest Passage could face fines of up to...
A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic tundra

A new giant crater has been found on the Russian Arctic...

A team of journalists discovered another giant hole in the Russian tundra as they were flying over the area in a helicopter in July. The...
With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of layoffs, bankruptcies

With winter season in doubt, Europe’s Arctic travel industry warns of...

A maze of coronavirus-related travel restrictions across Europe led many in the Nordic region to opt for domestic travel this summer. For some parts...
Arctic Frontiers conference goes digital only

Arctic Frontiers conference goes digital only

A second major international Arctic conference has canceled its next main in-person event. Arctic Frontiers, Norway's high-profile conference on Arctic issues held early each year...