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...
Facebook faux pas fells popular Nuuk mayor

Facebook faux pas fells popular Nuuk mayor

What started with a documentary about child abuse has ended with the resignation of the mayor of Greenland’s most populous region, which encompasses Nuuk,...
US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in...

WASHINGTON — Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act...
US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

Two days after Russian military aircraft made an unusually long flight past Norway’s coast toward the Greenland-Iceland-UK gap, similar aircraft made a similar flight...
Russia’s Yamal-Nenets gets a new governor

Russia’s Yamal-Nenets gets a new governor

Dmitry Artyukhov officially took over the reigns of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia's Arctic region as acting governor after a meeting with President...
As secretary of state, Tillerson will prioritize the Arctic in US-Russia relations, says Russian diplomat

As secretary of state, Tillerson will prioritize the Arctic in US-Russia...

The Arctic, and not the Middle East, will soon be on top of Russian-U.S. agenda, a Russian top diplomat says."This is a significant and...
How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

In 1977, Norway established a maritime Fisheries Protection Zone (FPZ) around the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Norway avoided claiming an outright Exclusive Economic Zone...
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...
How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote sites

How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote...

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands...
How the renewal of diplomatic ties between China and Norway could affect the Arctic

How the renewal of diplomatic ties between China and Norway could...

On Monday, Norway and China normalized diplomatic relations for the first time since 2010, when they were been frozen following the award of the Nobel...