Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia has formally enlarged its claim to the seabed in the Arctic Ocean all the way to Canada’s and Greenland’s exclusive economic zones. The...
A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the COVID-19 pandemic

A stringent isolation strategy has kept Greenland mostly safe from the...

NUUK — Last month, a 73-year-old woman was found dead in Sisimiut on Greenland’s west coast. The police suspected homicide. A forensic specialist from...
Greenland’s elections next week will be watched closely by the global mining industry

Greenland’s elections next week will be watched closely by the global...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland holds an election next week that could decide the fate of vast deposits of rare earth metals which international companies want...
Three Russian submarines surface and break Arctic ice during drills

Three Russian submarines surface and break Arctic ice during drills

MOSCOW — Three Russian nuclear ballistic missile submarines have surfaced simultaneously breaking the Arctic ice during drills, reported the commander-in-chief of the Russian fleet...
US Army’s first Arctic strategy looks to “regain dominance” in extreme cold conditions

US Army’s first Arctic strategy looks to “regain dominance” in extreme...

The U.S. Army's first-ever Arctic strategy, released earlier this month, aims at “regaining Arctic dominance” by preparing troops to operate in extreme cold and...
Faith in Greenland’s lawmakers is waning, a new transparency study finds

Faith in Greenland’s lawmakers is waning, a new transparency study finds

A slim majority of people in Greenland think that the democratic process functions well, even as they are increasingly losing faith in the ability...
Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

OSLO — Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister...
NORAD exercise takes to the Arctic skies

NORAD exercise takes to the Arctic skies

Planespotters in Nunavut might see a variety of Canadian and American military aircraft this week as the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Arctic air...
With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable development

With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable...

With a shakeup in its leadership, the top Arctic science and research agency in Washington, D.C. plans to re-sharpen its focus on climate change...
Deb Haaland becomes first-ever Native American US Cabinet secretary

Deb Haaland becomes first-ever Native American US Cabinet secretary

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Deb Haaland was confirmed on Monday as Secretary of the Interior, becoming the first Native American to lead a cabinet...