Broadband Report: The Arctic in Danger of Being Left Behind

Broadband Report: The Arctic in Danger of Being Left Behind

Reliable broadband access is an absolute must to promote and advance interconnectivity, which in turn facilitates improvements in national economies, education, health, and several...
Sami ditched from Arctic Frontiers opening speeches

Sami ditched from Arctic Frontiers opening speeches

Arctic Frontiers — Norway’s largest gathering on Arctic affairs — started in Tromsø on Monday. Opening remarks were delivered in the same way as last...
A few tourists may be able to visit Franklin wreck in Nunavut this summer

A few tourists may be able to visit Franklin wreck in...

If you’re a thrill seeker with thousands of dollars burning a hole through your pocket and a wild desire to visit a shipwreck from...
Who killed a woman in one of the world’s safest countries? All of Iceland wants to know

Who killed a woman in one of the world’s safest countries?...

There may be no safer country than this island of fjords, Bjork and arctic calm.This is Iceland, where police are often unarmed and people...
Swedish Foreign Minister: Nordic nations ‘should take the lead in the Arctic’

Swedish Foreign Minister: Nordic nations ‘should take the lead in the...

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström argues that the Nordic countries together can take the global lead for development in the High North and Arctic.“All...
New Russian forces to protect Arctic coast

New Russian forces to protect Arctic coast

Two new Arctic divisions are to be established as part of an effort strengthen security along the Northern Sea Route. One of them is...
How Inuit knowledge helped searchers find the wrecks of Franklin expedition ships

How Inuit knowledge helped searchers find the wrecks of Franklin expedition...

As researchers prepare to explore Sir John Franklin’s doomed ships for the first time since they vanished over 169 years ago, curators telling the...
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse, but the rest of the world isn’t listening

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse, but the rest...

It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with...
Denmark finishes application to make ancient Greenland hunting ground a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Denmark finishes application to make ancient Greenland hunting ground a UNESCO...

Denmark has undertaken the final step in the process of applying for World Heritage Site status for a 4,000-square-kilometer (more than 1,500-square-mile) swathe of land...
Canadian military to gather feedback on ‘pinging noise’ in North Baffin

Canadian military to gather feedback on ‘pinging noise’ in North Baffin

Acoustic specialists with the Canadian Armed Forces will be in Igloolik, Nunavut next week to gather community reports about an unidentified “pinging noise” heard...