US Senate moves to support rapid NATO accession for Finland, Sweden

US Senate moves to support rapid NATO accession for Finland, Sweden

U.S. senators have introduced a resolution last week that would support Finland and Sweden's accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and call for...
Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in budget bill

Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in...

The Republican-led Congressional act that in 2017 opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil leasing would be reversed by a new budget...
Alaska Native organization postpones annual convention amid soaring COVID-19 rates

Alaska Native organization postpones annual convention amid soaring COVID-19 rates

The Alaska Federation of Natives has postponed its annual convention to December, citing the coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the two-month delay from...
New US Arctic strategies ignore climate risks in focus on geopolitics, experts say

New US Arctic strategies ignore climate risks in focus on geopolitics,...

In the final days of the Trump administration, two U.S. agencies released new Arctic security strategies. But the plans focus overwhelmingly on geopolitics, largely...
UN criticizes Sweden for failing to consult Sámi on mining permit

UN criticizes Sweden for failing to consult Sámi on mining permit

Sámi opponents of a mining project they fear will make it impossible to graze reindeer on traditional lands are calling on that country’s government...
Yukon River, beset by salmon woes and mercury threats, signals broader Arctic climate change

Yukon River, beset by salmon woes and mercury threats, signals broader...

Flowing from the foot of mountain glaciers in northern British Columbia nearly 2,000 miles to the Bering Sea, the Yukon River is a bellwether...
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,...