Why people matter when we talk about Arctic climate change

Why people matter when we talk about Arctic climate change

It is very difficult to have a conversation with an ice floe.You may select a floe with an intriguing personal history; perhaps a past...
Canada’s federal government creates new Arctic administrative regions for Coast Guard, Fisheries

Canada’s federal government creates new Arctic administrative regions for Coast Guard,...

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, along with the Canadian Coast Guard, will soon form their own Arctic administrative regions.Fisheries and Oceans Minister...
Security interests spice up Barents fishery talks

Security interests spice up Barents fishery talks

Russia and Norway marked 40 years of successful fishery cooperation with another deal on quotas in the Barents Sea."The agreement secures a continued sustainable harvesting...
Sweden opts for Patriot missile system amid growing Russia tensions

Sweden opts for Patriot missile system amid growing Russia tensions

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will buy the Patriot air defense missile system from U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Co, the government said on Thursday, as it...
Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

For the better part of a decade, politics in Greenland has been synonymous with Sara Olsvig. But, on November 5, the Greenlandic opposition leader,...
PHOTOS: Inuit Circumpolar Council holds its assembly in Utqiagvik, Alaska

PHOTOS: Inuit Circumpolar Council holds its assembly in Utqiagvik, Alaska

The Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents Inuit in Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia met for its 2018 General Assembly in Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) last week.Delegates elected...
David Balton, a top US diplomat on Arctic issues, is leaving the State Department

David Balton, a top US diplomat on Arctic issues, is leaving...

The U.S. State Department’s Arctic team will lose a key member at the end of the year.David Balton, a career diplomat who served for...
NATO politicians to meet in Svalbard this spring

NATO politicians to meet in Svalbard this spring

The next gathering of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly will take place on Svalbard, when 80 to 100 NATO politicians will meet in Longyearbyen from May 8-10.At...
Trump lays plans to reverse Obama’s climate change legacy

Trump lays plans to reverse Obama’s climate change legacy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is poised in the coming days to announce his plans to dismantle the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s climate...
Why President Trump’s idea to buy Greenland is not a joke in Denmark and Greenland

Why President Trump’s idea to buy Greenland is not a joke...

For more than a week, journalists and commentators across the world have been regarding U.S. President Donald Trump’s remarks that he may consider buying...