US Arctic research guidelines are getting an overhaul

US Arctic research guidelines are getting an overhaul

For the first time in decades, U.S. federal agencies that conduct research in the Arctic are reexamining the way they do that research. The Interagency...
Pompeo said to attend Arctic Council ministerial meeting in show of US commitment to the region

Pompeo said to attend Arctic Council ministerial meeting in show of...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to attend the May 6-7 Arctic Council meeting in Finland in a show of...
Oil cash habit could be hard to kick for Norway’s vote winner

Oil cash habit could be hard to kick for Norway’s vote...

Most politicians will talk tough on fiscal discipline before they get their hands on the world's largest sovereign wealth fund. Hilde Bjornland, one of Norway's...
Panelists at Nunavut Mining Symposium want a link to Canada’s road system

Panelists at Nunavut Mining Symposium want a link to Canada’s road...

At the Nunavut Mining Symposium in Iqaluit, you don’t have to look far to find supporters of a road linking Nunavut to the Northwest...
Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

MOSCOW — Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors. The...
Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US trade deal

Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US...

The United States and Iceland have a long history of bilateral agreements. In 1951, the United States agreed to provide military protection for Iceland...
Greenland welcomes pro-oil and gas Trump administration, leader says

Greenland welcomes pro-oil and gas Trump administration, leader says

QUEBEC CITY — In a blunt speech given at the Arctic Circle Quebec Forum Dec. 12, Vittus Qujaukitsoq, Greenland’s minister of industry, labour, trade,...
Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic border

Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic...

LONDON — Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway's navy...
Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

When reports surfaced this summer that U.S. President Donald Trump had expressed his ambition to buy Greenland, the international media storm that ensued may...
Greenlandic premier avoids election, despite failing to secure majority

Greenlandic premier avoids election, despite failing to secure majority

After a week of negotiations, Greenland’s centrist Demokraatit party decided today that it would not accept an invitation to join the government of Kim Kielsen,...