U.S. military warns against Russian Arctic expansion

U.S. military warns against Russian Arctic expansion

U.S. military officials have upped their rhetoric on Russia’s activities in the Arctic.In statements made before the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. Senate,...
Finland will pursue Rovaniemi-Kirkenes route for new Arctic railway link

Finland will pursue Rovaniemi-Kirkenes route for new Arctic railway link

Finland's Ministry of Transport and Communications has decided that a proposed railway route linking the nation — and eventually the rest of Europe —...
How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way toward a solution

How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way...

If you look at a map of the Arctic you will notice soon how humongously large Greenland is. It is the world’s largest island.,...
Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back this May

Ilulissat Two: Why Greenland and Denmark are inviting Arctic governments back...

Greenland and Denmark, in something of a surprise move have invited U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and all...
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...
Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Canadian scientists are on edge about Arctic research funding

Jennifer Provencher’s Instagram feed is flooded with images of snowy glacier-shaped landscapes, small propeller planes, seal skins and seabird eggs. A postdoctoral fellow at...
Former Greenland premier wants independence by 2021

Former Greenland premier wants independence by 2021

In a country where most politicians and voters seem to agree that independence lies over the horizon, Greenland’s Partii Naleraq is stirring up the...
Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Every week, hundreds of flights on U.S. airlines pass through Russian airspace. Only a handful of these flights actually start or end in Russia....
U.S. Navy and NATO allies kick off five-week Arctic exercise

U.S. Navy and NATO allies kick off five-week Arctic exercise

The U.S. Navy together with forces from the United Kingdom and Canada began their bi-annual Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018 on March 7. The five-week-long...
Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

The UN body that regulates shipping agreed Friday to a measure that would ban a highly polluting form of fuel from the Arctic, but...