The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and rescue

The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and...

Ice melt is opening the Arctic up to new maritime activity, from shipping routes to tourism. Yet only a small fraction of the region —...
Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to...

OSLO — Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move...
English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says committee

English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says...

There is still a long way to go before English replaces Danish as the primary foreign language in Greenland.That's the finding of an expert...
Sea ice is near record low, with ice especially scarce on Pacific side off Alaska

Sea ice is near record low, with ice especially scarce on...

Arctic sea ice extent for May was the second-lowest for that month in the satellite history, and the Pacific side of the Arctic has...
Trump administration plans construction to prepare Alaska’s Arctic refuge for oil drilling

Trump administration plans construction to prepare Alaska’s Arctic refuge for oil...

ANCHORAGE — The Trump administration said on Thursday it would spend $4 million on construction projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in preparation...
John Active, a Yup’ik broadcaster and Alaska Native media pioneer, is dead at 69

John Active, a Yup’ik broadcaster and Alaska Native media pioneer, is...

The first thing you noticed about John Active was his voice: soothing, yet authoritative. For a broadcaster on both television and radio, that was...
Nunavut will double spending on employee language courses, premier says

Nunavut will double spending on employee language courses, premier says

Government of Nunavut employees will get more opportunities to work on their Inuktut language skills, thanks to a recent doubling of funds for Inuit...
A test project will use polymers to try to unlock untapped heavy oil on Alaska’s North Slope

A test project will use polymers to try to unlock untapped...

Overlaying the prolific oil reservoirs that have fed production of the Alaska North Slope oil fields for the past four decades is a completely...
New tariffs could hurt Arctic trade, warns Arctic Economic Council

New tariffs could hurt Arctic trade, warns Arctic Economic Council

The Arctic Economic Council fears that the establishment of new tariffs for import of steel and aluminum will have negative cumulative effects on Arctic...
Electric vehicles boom gives higher dividends to Nornickel shareholders

Electric vehicles boom gives higher dividends to Nornickel shareholders

Russia's Nornickel profited in 2017 in large measure thanks to a global rise in nickel prices. As the world’s largest refined nickel producer, the...