As Greenland reports its first COVID-19 case, Nuuk hopes to leverage natural isolation to fight the disease

As Greenland reports its first COVID-19 case, Nuuk hopes to leverage...

A day after Greenland reported its first case of COVID-19, that country’s authorities said they will temporarily halt all non-emergency domestic and international air...
Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Nine seaports in the Russian Arctic will be protected by the National Guard over the course of the year, the force's head Viktor Zolotov...
How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region

How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the...

As Arctic countries fight to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infections, Indigenous leaders say the pandemic highlights critical gaps in Northern infrastructure, from...
A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to the ‘new Arctic security situation’

A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to...

Denmark’s defense college has established a research unit that will study security issues in the Arctic in order to keep the country and its...
No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut minister

No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut...

The federal government should wait until after a devolution agreement with Nunavut before declaring any more moratoriums on Arctic oil and gas development, says...
How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote sites

How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote...

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands...
Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

More than 15,000 soldiers from nine countries will put down their weapons and start preparing to go home from their current locations in northern...
US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

Two days after Russian military aircraft made an unusually long flight past Norway’s coast toward the Greenland-Iceland-UK gap, similar aircraft made a similar flight...
A new Russian video shows a close military aircraft encounter in the Arctic

A new Russian video shows a close military aircraft encounter in...

A video posted by Russia’s Ministry of Defense shows a pair of Norwegian Air Force F-16s and F-35s that last Saturday were scrambled to...
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...