Sámi join call to cancel a geoengineering technology test in northern Sweden

Sámi join call to cancel a geoengineering technology test in northern...

With efforts to curb the emissions causing global climate change struggling to overcome inertia and political barriers, some observers are pushing for a set...
NORAD upgrade could be ‘transformative,’ Inuit business leader says

NORAD upgrade could be ‘transformative,’ Inuit business leader says

An impending upgrade of the North American Aerospace Defense Command could create economic opportunities for Inuit if it’s done right, says Clint Davis, the...
Indigenous peoples call on Nornickel’s global partners to demand environmental action

Indigenous peoples call on Nornickel’s global partners to demand environmental action

Nornickel’s mining and metallurgical plants on the Siberian tundra, worth billions of dollars, are key to delivering metals for the electromobility industry. The company...
US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this summer

US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this...

The U.S. Coast Guard will transit through the Northwest Passage later this year, in collaboration with Canada, Adm. Karl L. Schultz announced on Thursday. In...
Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will be complicated

Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will...

During the four years of the Trump administration, U.S. involvement in the Arctic Council was largely defined — at least in public — by...
Nornickel’s $2 billion fine will be used to improve Arctic environment, says Putin

Nornickel’s $2 billion fine will be used to improve Arctic environment,...

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that a $2 billion fine paid by metals miner Nornickel after a fuel spill, the...
A Norway-based US bomber visits the Arctic for the first time

A Norway-based US bomber visits the Arctic for the first time

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer strategic bomber landed for a brief refueling stop at the Bodø Air Base just north of the Arctic...
Norway suspends sale of engine maker to Russian company on security grounds

Norway suspends sale of engine maker to Russian company on security...

OSLO/LONDON — Norway has suspended the sale of a Norwegian engine maker owned by Rolls-Royce Holdings to a Russian-controlled company while it assesses the...
Finland’s military blocked a Chinese bid to buy an Arctic airport for climate research flights

Finland’s military blocked a Chinese bid to buy an Arctic airport...

The Finnish Defence Forces spurned an offer by the Chinese Polar Research Institute to buy or rent Kemijärvi airport over security reasons, according to...
China includes ‘Polar Silk Road’ in next 5-year plan

China includes ‘Polar Silk Road’ in next 5-year plan

SHANGHAI — China will construct a "Polar Silk Road" and actively participate in the development of Arctic and Antarctic regions, it said in its...