Trudeau, Canadian Inuit group launch joint working group

Trudeau, Canadian Inuit group launch joint working group

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in the Nunavut capital of Iqaluit Thursday to meet with Inuit leaders from across Inuit Nunangat and, among...
Some U.S. state ivory bans affect Alaska Native carvers. A new federal bill aims to override them.

Some U.S. state ivory bans affect Alaska Native carvers. A new...

Dennis Pungowiyi, an Alaska Native from St. Lawrence Island in the icy Bering Sea, lives a world away from the African savannas, yet global...
Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska must transition away from fossil fuels, invest more in renewables, and cut back on carbon emissions, according to a draft policy release by...
NATO chief tells Trump: no conditions on defending allies

NATO chief tells Trump: no conditions on defending allies

BRUSSELS -- NATO's promise to defend and protect any ally under attack is an unconditional guarantee set out in the Western alliance's founding treaty, the...
Is it time for Greenland to have its own Arctic strategy?

Is it time for Greenland to have its own Arctic strategy?

Poland and Italy have them. So do Japan and Korea. Even the Faroe Islands has an Arctic strategy.Greenland, though, does not.But, as the country’s...
Greenland premier seeks a new majority after populists leave government in row over Danish investment

Greenland premier seeks a new majority after populists leave government in...

Greenlandic premier Kim Kielsen is scrambling to assembly a majority in the national assembly before the start of the autumn session on September 28...
Barentsburg aims to transform from a coal town into a gateway for Russia’s Arctic tourism

Barentsburg aims to transform from a coal town into a gateway...

For visitors, the Russian town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago combines the contrasts of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet style industry. Nowadays, however, Barentsburg is...
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...
Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut’s newly elected MLAs have rallied behind Aggu MLA Paul Quassa, electing him to serve as the territory’s next premier when Nunavut’s fifth legislative...
Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia plans to invest some 5.5 trillion rubles (about €72 billion, or $82 billion) on regional infrastructure and natural resource development in the Arctic...