Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the Northern Sea Route

Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the...

The Russian government has elaborated a set of rules for foreign naval vessels sailing on the Northern Sea Route, according to Izvestia. The newspaper has...
Congressional Democrats remount effort to block drilling in ANWR

Congressional Democrats remount effort to block drilling in ANWR

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers in Congress made their opposition clear to any potential drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with a bill introduced...
US State Department announces plans for a diplomatic presence in Greenland

US State Department announces plans for a diplomatic presence in Greenland

The U.S. State Department announced Thursday that it plans to establish a presence in Greenland.The announcement was made as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...
Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

BERLIN — The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises U.S. intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow...
Environmentalists gear up for another fight over ANWR

Environmentalists gear up for another fight over ANWR

When introducing his first budget on Monday, President Donald Trump revived a long-dormant political issue: The future of the oil underneath the Arctic National...
Norway won’t give Finland the gift of a mountain peak after all

Norway won’t give Finland the gift of a mountain peak after...

OSLO -- Norway's Prime Minister has dashed Finland's hopes of getting an Arctic mountain peak as a gift on its 100-year anniversary, saying there...
A shifting north magnetic pole forces an unprecedented navigation fix

A shifting north magnetic pole forces an unprecedented navigation fix

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over a mountain camp north of the Arctic Circle, near the village of Mestervik,...
Amid climate row, Arctic Council heads toward biennial meeting on a down note

Amid climate row, Arctic Council heads toward biennial meeting on a...

Disagreement about the impact of rising global temperatures means that preparations for the Arctic Council’s biennial meeting on May 6-7 have ended without an...
Icelandic president to discuss Arctic Council leadership with Putin

Icelandic president to discuss Arctic Council leadership with Putin

Kremlin’s press service confirms a meeting between Putin and Jóhannesson will take place during Russia’s high-profile Arctic conference in St. Petersburg on April 9th.Last...
Alaska legislature considers creating a climate change commission—and launching tours of Arctic refuge for Congress

Alaska legislature considers creating a climate change commission—and launching tours of...

One new bill in the Alaska House would create a state climate change response commission, while another would establish an Arctic National Wildlife Refuge tour...