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...
US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

US regulators approve plan for more oil development in Alaska’s National...

Less than two weeks after production started from Arctic Alaska’s westernmost oil field, the U.S. federal government has granted approval for construction of another...
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...
Keeping eye on Russian build-up, Danes ready to send fighter jets to Greenland

Keeping eye on Russian build-up, Danes ready to send fighter jets...

Denmark is ready to station fighter jets in Greenland if it feels threatened by Russia’s expanding military presence along its northern coast, the defense...
Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful cooperation

Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful...

The Trump administration may have recently amplified its rhetoric around geopolitics and national security concerns in the Arctic, but the U.S. Coast Guard, the...
After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic Alaska

After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic...

Plans for a new 200-mile road cutting through the foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic are back on track now that a...
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...
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...
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...
As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

Although the new Arctic strategies from the Navy and the Coast Guard highlight rapid changes in the region, they also both shy away from attributing...