Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Relatives, friends commemorate Russian fishermen lost in Barents Sea sinking

Families and friends paid tribute on Tuesday to fishermen from a Russian trawler that sank in the Barents Sea the day before. In the Arctic...
17 are feared dead as a Russian trawler sinks in Barents Sea

17 are feared dead as a Russian trawler sinks in Barents...

MOSCOW — A Russian fishing trawler capsized and sank in the freezing waters of the northern Barents Sea on Monday, with 17 of its...
Alaska agency devotes $20 million to bid in controversial Arctic refuge lease sale

Alaska agency devotes $20 million to bid in controversial Arctic refuge...

The Trump administration’s plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development in its waning days may be on a doubtful legal...
Russian Arctic research in high spirits as yard sets the ‘North Pole’ research station afloat

Russian Arctic research in high spirits as yard sets the ‘North...

As Russia prepares to the chairmanship of the Arctic Council, a unique Arctic research vessel is preparing to undertake its first voyage. Hardly ever before...
Ottawa rejects the sale of Canada’s TMAC Resources to China’s Shandong Gold

Ottawa rejects the sale of Canada’s TMAC Resources to China’s Shandong...

The proposed sale of TMAC Resources Inc., a Canadian mining company active in Nunavut, to China’s Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. will not move...
Despite false positives, new COVID cases keep Greenland health authorities on alert

Despite false positives, new COVID cases keep Greenland health authorities on...

A review of the six positive COVID-19 tests recorded this weekend in travelers from Denmark to the town of Ilulissat, Greenland, has revealed that...
Supreme court verdict keeps Norway’s Arctic waters open to oil drilling

Supreme court verdict keeps Norway’s Arctic waters open to oil drilling

OSLO — Norway's supreme court upheld government plans for Arctic oil exploration on Tuesday, dismissing a lawsuit by campaigners who said they violated people's...
Citing climate change and wildlife impacts, a new lawsuit seeks to overturn approval of an Arctic Alaska oil project

Citing climate change and wildlife impacts, a new lawsuit seeks to...

A lawsuit seeking to overturn the Trump administration's approval of a massive new oil project on Alaska’s North Slope alleges that agencies within the...
Nunavut reports the territory’s first two COVID-19 deaths

Nunavut reports the territory’s first two COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 has claimed its first two victims from Nunavut. Friends and family identified them as Luki Sammurtok from Arviat and Dan Autut from Rankin Inlet. After...
Greenland health authorities urge calm after six new COVID-19 cases are reported

Greenland health authorities urge calm after six new COVID-19 cases are...

Health authorities in Greenland say there is little cause for concern after six people in the country’s third-largest settlement tested positive for COVID-19 on...