Americans still aren’t fully embracing the nation’s Arctic identity, a new survey finds

Americans still aren’t fully embracing the nation’s Arctic identity, a new...

In the past three years, the United States has chaired the eight-nation Arctic Council, Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Arctic...
Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during NATO war games

Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during...

HELSINKI/MOSCOW — Finland's GPS signal was intentionally disrupted during NATO war games in the Nordic countries over the past few weeks and the culprit...
Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s new governor will face a daunting financial challenge

Alaska’s next governor takes office in December after a campaign that largely hinged on his opposition to taxes and his support for sending Alaskans...
The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s response to climate change, leaders say

The Arctic’s Indigenous peoples bear a disproportionate burden of the world’s...

Climate-friendly initiatives are being used to force Arctic Indigenous peoples from their lands and livelihoods, Indigenous leaders and researchers said last month at an...
A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed bank to highlight crop diversity

A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed...

ROME — A cult German board game whose fans include Hollywood actors Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson may not seem the most obvious vehicle...
Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

MOSCOW — Rosneft wants its Western oil buyers to accept new terms and pay penalties from 2019 if they fail to pay for supplies...
During Finland meeting, a discussion of Iceland and fire and the Arctic Council’s future

During Finland meeting, a discussion of Iceland and fire and the...

Representatives of the eight Arctic Council states gathered last week in Rovaniemi, Finland, heard details of Iceland’s proposed program for its 2019-2021 chairmanship of...
Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

The Nunavut MLA who represents Kugaaruk, Emiliano Qirngnuq, is worried about the risks associated with Arctic cruise ship tourism.Qirngnuq’s concerns are prompted by the...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government.She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences are worth it

Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences...

The last panel ended, the conference center Harpa grew quiet, and the Arctic Circle Assembly concluded another year.But how effective was it — and...