A remote Canadian lake and its people: Protecting a last refuge

A remote Canadian lake and its people: Protecting a last refuge

Thousands of years ago, every lake was like Great Bear Lake. So pure you could lower a cup into the water and drink it....
Weather, starvation to blame for Nunavut island caribou die-off

Weather, starvation to blame for Nunavut island caribou die-off

A swath of dead caribou, whose decaying carcasses were spotted littering the landscape of Prince Charles Island last summer, died from starvation likely caused...
The Dutch beef up their Arctic engagement

The Dutch beef up their Arctic engagement

Last year, for the first time ever, the Netherlands appointed an Arctic ambassador, expanding on an already growing and historical interest in the region.The Dutch...
A strategy to double Nuuk’s population begins with a new housing district

A strategy to double Nuuk’s population begins with a new housing...

Even its detractors admit that Nuuk is the most important city in Greenland. Politically, culturally and commercially, it is the national centre of gravity....
Nunavut sees Canada’s fastest population growth

Nunavut sees Canada’s fastest population growth

Nunavut’s population isn’t just growing, it’s also growing faster than any other province or territory in Canada, new census data shows.Nunavut’s population grew by...
Grisly finding sheds light on a murder that gripped Iceland

Grisly finding sheds light on a murder that gripped Iceland

For weeks, the people of Iceland, a small Nordic country where the police do not usually carry guns and murders are exceedingly rare, have...
How well do extractive companies operating in the Arctic uphold indigenous rights? A new study investigates

How well do extractive companies operating in the Arctic uphold indigenous...

A new survey conducted suggests that the oil industry is better equipped than the mining companies to maintain the rights of indigenous peoples in the Arctic.The...
Circling the globe at 60 degrees north, sampling the people and places

Circling the globe at 60 degrees north, sampling the people and...

Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of HomeBy Malachy Tallack; Pegasus Books; 2016; 230 pages; $26.95Latitude 60 in Alaska runs across the...
Increased activity in warming Arctic piques interest of Lower 48 National Guard leaders

Increased activity in warming Arctic piques interest of Lower 48 National...

National Guard officials from more than a fourth of the states say they’re so interested in the future of the Arctic that they want to...
On Alaska’s coldest days, a village draws close for warmth

On Alaska’s coldest days, a village draws close for warmth

BEAVER — In a season of short days and long nights, life in this village just below the Arctic Circle hugs tightly around the...