Greenland government asking national assembly to extend constitutional commission mandate

Greenland government asking national assembly to extend constitutional commission mandate

A Greenlandic committee set up in 2017 to sort out the country’s future relationship with the Kingdom of Denmark may receive funding to continue...
With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as citizen scientists

With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as...

To understand how worried residents in the northernmost U.S. community are about storm-wave flooding, take a walk along the beach.In Utqiagvik, formerly known as...
Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing system

Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing...

Alaska, scientists have been saying for years, is on the front line of climate change. Now the climate leadership team appointed by Gov. Bill...
Greenland polar bear management plan seeks balance between conservation and exploitation

Greenland polar bear management plan seeks balance between conservation and exploitation

Establishing clear guidelines for protecting polar bears will ensure the people of Greenland continued access to an important traditional resource, while the same time...
Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at the UN

Arctic Council sells itself as a model for international cooperation at...

For the first time since its formation in 1996, the Arctic Council presented its work at the UN’s annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable...
An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way — through gender differences

An Alaska university course examines climate change in a new way...

At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, scientists and students are studying the effects of climate change on tundra, forests, glaciers, wildlife and oceans.Now the...
As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

The future of Greenland’s trading relationship with the United Kingdom begins in Brussels.Greenland is not an EU member, but, as a part of the...
Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in their Helsinki summit

Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in...

Finnish president Sauli Niinistö is encouraging Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to put Arctic issues on the agenda when the two presidents meet in...
Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

A Washington, D.C. trip that Gov. Bill Walker had scheduled to help promote North Slope natural gas development has taken on a new urgency...
For Asian countries, Arctic co-operation reflects regional realities

For Asian countries, Arctic co-operation reflects regional realities

Physically, the Arctic is far from northeast Asia. Judging from outcome of the third annual meeting of representatives from China, Japan and South Korea...