After tsunami, Greenland’s national day becomes a day of mourning

After tsunami, Greenland’s national day becomes a day of mourning

June 21, National Day in Greenland, is usually a day for celebrating the island’s home rule government. But this year, residents are still in shock...
In Arctic Norway, a culture festival aims to give the North a voice of its own

In Arctic Norway, a culture festival aims to give the North...

The Arctic has long attracted the south’s gaze. Now, the region’s artists want it to lend its ears.When Maria Utsi assumed responsibility for Festspillene...
A lost art in the Arctic: Igloo making

A lost art in the Arctic: Igloo making

KANGIQSUJUAQ, Quebec — Adami Sakiagak, his tongue poking out of the side of his mouth in concentrated effort, trimmed the edges on a block...
MPs: Indigenous communities need robust care to address suicide

MPs: Indigenous communities need robust care to address suicide

A parliamentary committee looking at the prevalence of suicide in Indigenous communities says more housing, after-hours support and aftercare would play a large role...
Child, three adults feared dead in flooded Greenland village

Child, three adults feared dead in flooded Greenland village

COPENHAGEN — Three adults and a child are presumed dead after waves swamped a remote coastal village in northwestern Greenland over the weekend, police said.A...
UAF gets $4.25 million to address one of the state’s worst problems: Suicide

UAF gets $4.25 million to address one of the state’s worst...

BETHEL -- The persistent problem of suicide in Alaska is getting a fresh approach that shifts focus from despair and personal tragedy to community strengths...
Sámi concerned about Arctic railway plans

Sámi concerned about Arctic railway plans

Industry and regional politicians praise the idea to build a 500-kilometer railroad from northern Finland to Norway’s Barents Sea coast. Sami people, though, are...
Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet

Nunavut climate change body still finding its feet

As the Arctic climate gets warmer and wetter and impacts how people, and animals, live and thrive in the North, Nunavut’s new Climate Change...
Norwegian government ‘very critical’ of Russian plan to sail floating nuclear reactor along Norway’s coast

Norwegian government ‘very critical’ of Russian plan to sail floating nuclear...

The Norwegian Government very critical of  Russian plans to transport the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov along the Norwegian coast during the summer of...
Both climate leader and oil giant? A Norwegian paradox

Both climate leader and oil giant? A Norwegian paradox

OSLO, Norway — On an unseasonably warm day in May, Norway’s climate minister, Vidar Helgesen, strolled through a vast parking lot for electric cars,...