How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region

How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the...

As Arctic countries fight to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infections, Indigenous leaders say the pandemic highlights critical gaps in Northern infrastructure, from...
Norway’s Waerner is first to Unalakeet, as the Iditarod reaches the coast

Norway’s Waerner is first to Unalakeet, as the Iditarod reaches the...

Norway's Thomas Waerner was the first musher to reach the Unalakleet checkpoint on Alaska's Bering Sea coast on Sunday as the Iditarod Trail Sled...
Arctic ‘neighbour’ Ireland sets up research group focused on the region

Arctic ‘neighbour’ Ireland sets up research group focused on the region

A newly established network for Irish academics aims to help that make that country the most of its scientific activities related to the Arctic...
Iceland restricts public gatherings, closes schools

Iceland restricts public gatherings, closes schools

COPENHAGEN — The Icelandic government said on Friday it would ban public gatherings of 100 or more people and that secondary schools and universities...
‘Stay at home’ Greenland authorities tell travellers

‘Stay at home’ Greenland authorities tell travellers

Greenlandic lawmakers are calling for that country to be closed off to all incoming air traffic and to limit domestic travel in order to...
Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are announced in the state

Alaska records first case of coronavirus infection as more shutdowns are...

Alaska officials on March 12 announced the state’s first case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus that is causing a disruptive...
A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to the ‘new Arctic security situation’

A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to...

Denmark’s defense college has established a research unit that will study security issues in the Arctic in order to keep the country and its...
No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut minister

No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut...

The federal government should wait until after a devolution agreement with Nunavut before declaring any more moratoriums on Arctic oil and gas development, says...
How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote sites

How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote...

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands...
Coronavirus concerns are shutting down Arctic events including a major health conference and Arctic Council meetings

Coronavirus concerns are shutting down Arctic events including a major health...

A major conference on circumpolar health has been scuttled by health concerns over the spread of coronavirus, as have several Arctic Council meetings and...