Russia constructing purpose-built ship for sailing nuclear waste along Northern Sea Route

Russia constructing purpose-built ship for sailing nuclear waste along Northern Sea...

Russia will build a special purpose ship for voyages with radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel along the Northern Sea Route.Construction starts in 2020...
Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels: U.S. admiral

Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels: U.S. admiral

BERLIN — Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO military officer said, voicing...
Chinese president makes surprise visit to Alaska after Trump summit

Chinese president makes surprise visit to Alaska after Trump summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a surprise visit to Alaska on Friday evening, catching a seafood dinner in Anchorage, meeting with Gov. Bill Walker,...
Trump prepares to overturn Obama’s limits on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic

Trump prepares to overturn Obama’s limits on offshore oil drilling in...

WASHINGTON — The White House is readying an executive order that aims to open up new areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to...
Inuit Circumpolar Council to hold 2018 general assembly in Utqiagvik

Inuit Circumpolar Council to hold 2018 general assembly in Utqiagvik

Scores of Inuit delegates from Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Chukotka, Russia will gather next year in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, the community formerly known as Barrow,...
Arctic bans on heavy fuel oil and large-scale fishing win support, but action is slow

Arctic bans on heavy fuel oil and large-scale fishing win support,...

Two ideas for protecting the rapidly changing Arctic Ocean — a ban on heavy fuel oil and a moratorium on commercial fishing in international...
American investor named High North Hero of 2017

American investor named High North Hero of 2017

American Scott Minerd, one of the world’s most influential investors, was today awarded the High North Hero Prize for his efforts to promote value...
NWT, Nunavut promote road corridor from Yellowknife to the Arctic Ocean

NWT, Nunavut promote road corridor from Yellowknife to the Arctic Ocean

Within 15 years, you may be able to drive from the Northwest Territories capital of Yellowknife right up to Grays Bay on western Nunavut’s...
The settlements of Greenland’s eastern coast are trapped in a decimating population slide

The settlements of Greenland’s eastern coast are trapped in a decimating...

Greenland’s settlements are in the process of a worrisome decline in population. Take Kulusuk (pictured), for example. A first-time visitor to the east coast settlement...
Almost 11,000 people moved to Iceland last year

Almost 11,000 people moved to Iceland last year

An unusually high number of people moved to Iceland last year, according to new figures from Statistics Iceland.In 2016, 10,958 people moved to the...