Danish scientists will study pollution at abandoned US military base in Greenland this summer

Danish scientists will study pollution at abandoned US military base in...

Since 2014, Greenland has been able to harp on about Denmark’s refusal to study pollution levels at Camp Century, an American Cold War base...
Feds begin review of controversial mining road in Arctic Alaska

Feds begin review of controversial mining road in Arctic Alaska

State money may be in doubt for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project, one of Alaska’s “Roads to Resources,” but federal agencies are moving...
Is this massive all-terrain vehicle the future of Arctic cruising and research expeditions?

Is this massive all-terrain vehicle the future of Arctic cruising and...

When you look at the design of this futuristic all-terrain cruise vehicle, you have to wonder how Nunavut regulators, who scrutinize cruise ship travel...
Here’s what to read this International Polar Bear day

Here’s what to read this International Polar Bear day

In his out-of-print gem “Bears and Men: A Gathering,” the poet and novelist William Mills relates an Eskimo legend that, with sea ice shrinking...
Nunavut Inuit group will lobby to lift polar bear ban, increase eastern hunt quota

Nunavut Inuit group will lobby to lift polar bear ban, increase...

A recent scientific report that Baffin Bay and Kane Basin polar bear populations are stable and possibly thriving may have surprised scientists, but not...
In fresh poll, Icelanders reject prospect of EU membership by wide margins

In fresh poll, Icelanders reject prospect of EU membership by wide...

The majority of Icelanders remain opposed to membership of the European Union according to a new opinion poll produced by MMR. Fifty-four percent say they...
Population declines in Sweden’s North are especially acute in rural areas

Population declines in Sweden’s North are especially acute in rural areas

There are now more than 10 million inhabitants in Sweden. Population growth is mainly due to a sharp increase in immigration the last few...
Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer?

Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer?

NARSAQ, Greenland — As principal of the primary school in this once-prosperous fishing town near the southern tip of Greenland, Ivalo Motzfeldt has a...
A Danish satellite effort is poised to make vast improvements to Greenland maps

A Danish satellite effort is poised to make vast improvements to...

Getting hold of a map of Greenland is easy enough. But if you want one that is precise enough to use for infrastructure planning, navigation, mining...
An unearthed document shows Denmark allowed US military to release radioactive water into Greenland’s ice cap

An unearthed document shows Denmark allowed US military to release radioactive...

U.S. forces were given permission to release radioactive water into Greenland’s icecap in the 1960s by Danish authorities, who set strict limits on how much radiation the...