A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set to take effect

A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set...

An agreement among Arctic nations to cooperate on scientific research will go into effect on May 23 and, officials hope, make it easier for...
Commission coordinating Alaska village relocation awaits new leader

Commission coordinating Alaska village relocation awaits new leader

The federal agency tasked with coordinating efforts to relocate eroding Alaska villages now lacks a permanent leader.The Denali Commission lost its federal co-chair when...
Alaska youths sue to force state action on climate change

Alaska youths sue to force state action on climate change

An attorney representing a group of environmentally minded young Alaskans argued in state court on Monday that Alaska’s enthusiastic embrace of oil development is...
Similar flood disasters, different responses: Villages in Alaska and Russia learn from each other

Similar flood disasters, different responses: Villages in Alaska and Russia learn...

In the Arctic spring of 2013, river communities on either side of the Bering Strait – Alaska’s Galena on the Yukon River and Russia’s...
After more than two decades, the Arctic Council considers what direction its future will take

After more than two decades, the Arctic Council considers what direction...

During the two decades it has existed, the Arctic Council has come to mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Heather Exner-Pirot,...
A new critical habitat designation is on the way for ringed seals, after US courts uphold threatened listing

A new critical habitat designation is on the way for ringed...

A new proposal for critical habitat across Alaska's Arctic marine environment is on the way now that a federal appeals court has upheld Endangered...
In Arctic, no sign of cooling Russia-West relations

In Arctic, no sign of cooling Russia-West relations

Collaboration between Russia and the West in the Arctic remains robust, despite being dogged by relations elsewhere in the world, Aleksi Härkönen, the Finnish...
Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war with China

Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war...

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to ramp up a trade war with China, a deal to build a natural gas...
All Russian Arctic settlements to get fast internet

All Russian Arctic settlements to get fast internet

A red-line through the President Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation speech on Thursday was the need to improve Russia’s business and infrastructure competitiveness and transformation to the high-tech...
Overcrowded homes remain a health crisis in North America’s Arctic

Overcrowded homes remain a health crisis in North America’s Arctic

Overcrowded homes continue to be a pressing issue in the North American Arctic when compared to states and territories further south — and one...