For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer service means more health risks

For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer...

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...
Canada’s new naval Arctic patrol ship circumnavigated North America on its first voyage

Canada’s new naval Arctic patrol ship circumnavigated North America on its...

The Royal Canadian Navy's Arctic and offshore patrol vessel HMCS Harry DeWolf returned to its home port of Halifax on Thursday, after circumnavigating the...
Finland’s PM says NATO membership is ‘very unlikely’ on her watch

Finland’s PM says NATO membership is ‘very unlikely’ on her watch

HELSINKI — Finland does not plan to join NATO in the near future but is ready to stand with its European allies and United...
Norway closes its main air base north of the Arctic Circle

Norway closes its main air base north of the Arctic Circle

Fighter jets have been stationed at Bodø since 1955 and the air base was Norway’s most important throughout the Cold War and until today. Located...
Denmark accuses Russia, China, Iran of espionage threat

Denmark accuses Russia, China, Iran of espionage threat

COPENHAGEN — Denmark warned on Thursday of a rising espionage threat from Russia, China, Iran and others, including in the Arctic. The Danish Security and...
Sweden’s defense strategy would be in tatters if Russian demands were met, says military chief

Sweden’s defense strategy would be in tatters if Russian demands were...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's security strategy would be entirely undermined if NATO agreed to refrain from expanding further and curb some of its activity in...
The new US 5-year Arctic research plan aims to address social and community issues

The new US 5-year Arctic research plan aims to address social...

A new five-year U.S. Arctic research plan focuses on community and social needs, a pivot from a past emphasis on pure environmental science. The plan...
Anchorage will be home to the new US Arctic security center

Anchorage will be home to the new US Arctic security center

The new Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies will be located in Anchorage, Alaska, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Wednesday. A location...
A new media campaign highlights difference between walrus and elephant ivory

A new media campaign highlights difference between walrus and elephant ivory

Revulsion over the devastating poaching of elephants in Africa has had an unintended victim, say Alaska Native groups: the legal and economically important trade...
How better design can make rural Alaska homes healthier

How better design can make rural Alaska homes healthier

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...