Iceland’s finance minister expresses doubts about EAA membership

Iceland’s finance minister expresses doubts about EAA membership

"The time has come in my opinion for us in Parliament to take into serious consideration what the position of the EFTA countries is...
Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost development in the region

Local Arctic leaders in North America hope closer ties will boost...

Despite their differences, the North American Arctic’s five regional governments find there’s one problem they all share: They often get a raw deal from...
China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

A spider expanding its web. Another move in president Xi’s global chess play. A long-term plan to take over where President Trump’s United States...
Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly important for wildlife

Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly...

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, the area slated by the Trump administration for oil leasing, is an increasingly important site for polar...
Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

WASHINGTON — Last July, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Warsaw and promised to help wean the nation...
Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the Northwest Passage

Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the...

As Canada’s Northwest Passage and its nearby resources are eyed with increasing interest by countries such as China, Inuit say they must be included in...
Danish military’s first satellite will keep eye on ships in Arctic

Danish military’s first satellite will keep eye on ships in Arctic

Measuring about a foot on its longest side and not much thicker than a long book, the first satellite to be taken into use...
Joint Russia-US proposal calls for Bering Strait shipping lanes

Joint Russia-US proposal calls for Bering Strait shipping lanes

A joint U.S.-Russian proposal awaiting review by the International Maritime Organization would designate shipping lanes in the Bering Strait and the Bering Sea, where...
Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in Alaska

Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in...

WASHINGTON — Boeing Co. was awarded a $6.56 billion U.S. defense contract for development and sustainment of an enlarged ground-based midcourse anti-ballistic missile defense...
Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the state’s waters from new offshore leasing plan

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the...

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation are urging the Department of Interior to limit offshore oil leasing to the three most prospective areas — the...