Less cod in Barents Sea must be followed by reduced quotas, researchers say

Less cod in Barents Sea must be followed by reduced quotas,...

After years with record-beating cod fishing, Russian and Norwegian fishermen might next year have to cut their catch by 20 percent.The International Council for...
Canadian Coast Guard science vessel drops Arctic research plans to help search-and-rescue efforts

Canadian Coast Guard science vessel drops Arctic research plans to help...

The Canadian Coast Guard’s research icebreaker, the Amundsen, shed its research agenda this week and reverted to its original role as an icebreaker.With 40...
On a tiny Norwegian island, America keeps an eye on Russia

On a tiny Norwegian island, America keeps an eye on Russia

VARDO, Norway — The population of the Arctic island of Vardo has shrunk to half of what it was 20 years ago, and the...
What art can do for northern science and technology projects

What art can do for northern science and technology projects

Art can make or break science projects. A solar energy project in Nunavut is making use of the creativity of local youth and Elders...
Mobile addictions treatment underway in western Nunavut, says minister

Mobile addictions treatment underway in western Nunavut, says minister

The news came a few years late but Health Minister George Hickes came into the Nunavut Legislature June 2 with some “exciting developments regarding...
When an off-course U-2 spy plane out of Alaska nearly triggered war

When an off-course U-2 spy plane out of Alaska nearly triggered...

“I believe that in the future, whoever holds Alaska will hold the world. I think it is the most important strategic place in the...
Conservation groups girding for battle over National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska

Conservation groups girding for battle over National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska

Oil industry boosters and Alaska politicians are joining President Donald Trump’s administration to push for more development in an area of the North Slope...
Norway oil workers agree wage deal, ending threat of strike

Norway oil workers agree wage deal, ending threat of strike

OSLO — Norwegian oil and gas firms secured a wage agreement with workers on Saturday, ending the threat of a strike that would have cut...
Project aims at reestablishing vegetable production in Norway’s Arctic

Project aims at reestablishing vegetable production in Norway’s Arctic

In Troms County, a project aiming to (re-)establish Arctic vegetable production resulted in 170 tons of locally produced vegetables in 2016.In 2014, a three-year...
Caribou again dominate Western Nunavut gold mine project review

Caribou again dominate Western Nunavut gold mine project review

Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. pitched its gold mine project again last week in Cambridge Bay with a 72-page exhaustive new plan to mitigate,...