A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket, powered by toxic fuel, launched a satellite into orbit around the polar regions on Friday morning. The Government of Nunavut said this...
Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs...

ROVANIEMI, Finland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there...
Nunavut government to look at feasibility of a guaranteed basic income

Nunavut government to look at feasibility of a guaranteed basic income

The Government of Nunavut plans to explore the possibility of introducing a guaranteed living wage or basic income as one way to ensure all...
Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

The melting of the Arctic has devastating global implications and the EU is not ready to stand by watching. Only three years after it adopted its...
The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in the Arctic — yet

The controversy over Greenland airports shows China isn’t fully welcome in...

Earlier this week, it was announced that in exchange for 700 million Danish kroner ($109 million), Greenland would allow Denmark a 33 percent stake...
COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

Norwegian and Russian military and civilian rescuers have announced that Exercise Barents 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. The unique annual cross-border search-and-rescue exercise...
China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future nuclear aircraft carriers

China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future...

China is set to become only the second country after Russia to operate a nuclear icebreaker, and it's first such icebreaker will rival Russia’s largest...
Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in...

OSLO — Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense...
The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

At its ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland Tuesday, the Arctic Council acquired a new observer: the International Maritime Organization. The new status for the United...
‘Only you know’ if we did enough, says memorial to Iceland’s lost glacier

‘Only you know’ if we did enough, says memorial to Iceland’s...

ROME — Iceland's first glacier to be lost to rising temperatures is to be marked with a memorial carrying a grim warning about the...