More people are speaking Inuktitut in Nunavut than 5 years ago, says Statistics Canada

More people are speaking Inuktitut in Nunavut than 5 years ago,...

More people are speaking Inuktitut in Nunavut.That’s according to a Statistics Canada study on linguistic diversity, released Aug. 2, which found that from 2011 to...
What Russia’s new Navy strategy says about the Arctic

What Russia’s new Navy strategy says about the Arctic

A new Russian naval policy suggests that the nation's national security is threatened by ambitions of other nations, including the United States, in the...
Local residents negative toward U.S. Marine base in Norway

Local residents negative toward U.S. Marine base in Norway

In a poll conducted by Sentio for the Norwegian Left Socialist Party (SV), 51 percent of the residents of Trøndelag County said ‘no’ to establishing...
Eyeing Russia, U.S. military shifts toward more global war games

Eyeing Russia, U.S. military shifts toward more global war games

STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. military is moving toward more global exercises to better prepare for a more assertive Russia and other worldwide threats, a...
Mars crew sets up shop again on Nunavut’s Devon Island

Mars crew sets up shop again on Nunavut’s Devon Island

You don’t have to travel through the solar system to get to Mars.That’s because you can find a bit of the Red Planet on...
A freezing swim to call attention to warming waters

A freezing swim to call attention to warming waters

Before he got in the water on Saturday, Lewis Pugh was terrified.Pugh, 47, is a British endurance swimmer who has conquered a gantlet of...
Inuit language law now in force for Nunavut’s private businesses

Inuit language law now in force for Nunavut’s private businesses

As sections of the Government of Nunavut’s Inuktut-language laws that apply to private businesses come into force across the territory, Nunavummiut should hear more...
An animal hunted in Alaska’s Kuskokwim River has been identified as a protected gray whale

An animal hunted in Alaska’s Kuskokwim River has been identified as...

BETHEL — A whale hunted and killed on the Kuskokwim River last week was identified by federal authorities Monday as a large gray whale.A National Oceanic and...
Canada’s federal government will clean up notorious Iqaluit dumpsite

Canada’s federal government will clean up notorious Iqaluit dumpsite

An old Iqaluit dumpsite littered with metal refuse, fuel barrels and other toxic waste overlooking the Sylvia Grinnell River will soon be removed, following...
A jet about to land at Alaska’s Deadhorse Airport hits a caribou

A jet about to land at Alaska’s Deadhorse Airport hits a...

A plane trying to land at Deadhorse Airport on Alaska's North Slope hit and killed a caribou with its landing gear on Friday.The Shared Services...