US federal government asks oil companies to nominate drilling parcels in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

US federal government asks oil companies to nominate drilling parcels in...

The Trump administration on Monday issued a request to energy companies to identify what specific land areas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should...
Trump administration pushes to sell oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge before Biden inauguration

Trump administration pushes to sell oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge...

The Trump Administration will take key steps to finalize a sale of oil drilling leases in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska...
Alaska congressman who ridiculed coronavirus now says he has COVID-19

Alaska congressman who ridiculed coronavirus now says he has COVID-19

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska congressman who once ridiculed the seriousness of the novel coronavirus, calling it the “beer virus,” said on Thursday he...
Estonia officially applies for Arctic Council observer status

Estonia officially applies for Arctic Council observer status

On Monday, Estonia's Foreign Ministry in Tallinn officially submitted an application for observer status on the Arctic Council. “As the northernmost non-Arctic state, Estonia is...
With a Biden win, the window for oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge is closing

With a Biden win, the window for oil drilling in Alaska’s...

The victory of Democratic Candidate Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election appears to have upended the Trump administration’s ambitions to expand oil development...
How a Canadian town hopes to use radar to warn of approaching polar bears

How a Canadian town hopes to use radar to warn of...

CHURCHILL, Canada — Along the coast of Hudson Bay, hundreds of polar bears have been wandering for weeks, waiting for the wintertime sea ice...
Russia’s cabinet reshuffle affects several key Arctic roles

Russia’s cabinet reshuffle affects several key Arctic roles

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin recommended the promotion of Energy Minister Alexander Novak to the post of deputy prime minister on...
Nunavut should revisit uranium policy, says legislator

Nunavut should revisit uranium policy, says legislator

If you thought the demise of the controversial Kiggavik uranium project in 2016 put a lid on the Nunavut uranium debate, think again. John Main,...
Danes’ voting rights in Greenland to remain unchanged, despite concerns of ‘disproportional influence’

Danes’ voting rights in Greenland to remain unchanged, despite concerns of...

Lawmakers in Greenland have withdrawn a proposal before the national assembly that would have required residents from other parts of the Kingdom of Denmark...
One year after ransomware attack, the Nunavut government says all computer systems are restored

One year after ransomware attack, the Nunavut government says all computer...

The Government of Nunavut says it has recovered from last November’s crippling malware attack on its computer network. “All GN system applications have been restored...