For the EU’s new Arctic envoy, low tension is job No. 1

For the EU’s new Arctic envoy, low tension is job No....

If you have territory in the Arctic, but no one considers you to be a part of the region, are you an Arctic player?...
A massive Arctic natural gas pipeline project in Alaska just got federal approval

A massive Arctic natural gas pipeline project in Alaska just got...

A federal agency has approved a plan to build a massive pipeline project to ship natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope to markets. The Federal...
U.S. Navy submarines surface near the North Pole as a major Arctic exercise gets underway

U.S. Navy submarines surface near the North Pole as a major...

ICEX 2020, a multi-national military exercise in the Arctic led by the U.S. Navy, began on March 4 with five nations and more than...
Greenland’s biggest bank urges restraint amid a surge in infrastructure investment

Greenland’s biggest bank urges restraint amid a surge in infrastructure investment

Greenland’s biggest bank is urging that country’s government to exercise restraint as it seeks to build the infrastructure aimed at spurring economic growth. The warning,...
U.S. Coast Guard announces plans for a third heavy icebreaker

U.S. Coast Guard announces plans for a third heavy icebreaker

Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, said the service has plans to build a third heavy icebreaker, and intends to...
Greenland turns to ‘higher intensity’ marketing to re-energize oil exploration

Greenland turns to ‘higher intensity’ marketing to re-energize oil exploration

Greenland has all the makings of a profitable oil province, but it cannot expect the industry to come knocking on its door. That's the...
Environmentalists seek Endangered Species Act listing for rare Alaska freshwater seals

Environmentalists seek Endangered Species Act listing for rare Alaska freshwater seals

One of the world’s few populations of freshwater seals deserves Endangered Species Act protections, an environmental group has told the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Alaska lawmakers back a federal push to create a center for Arctic defense studies

Alaska lawmakers back a federal push to create a center for...

Alaska state lawmakers have given their support to a plan to create a Department of Defense center to study Arctic issues. The state Senate on...
The Arctic is headed for dramatic change — even if carbon emissions are curbed

The Arctic is headed for dramatic change — even if carbon...

Even if the nations of the world manage to limit greenhouse gas emissions and cap the planet’s warming to an increase of 2 degrees...
Oil-rich Inupiat corporation to quit Alaska Federation of Natives

Oil-rich Inupiat corporation to quit Alaska Federation of Natives

One of the richest Alaska Native corporations has announced that it will quit the state’s largest Indigenous organization. The Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, owned by...