EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and a stronger response to Russia and China

EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and...

The European Union should ally itself closer with its allies in Asia and North America to counter Chinese and Russian actions in the Arctic,...
US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

The U.S. Coast Guard has opened its seasonal Arctic operating site in Kotzebue, Alaska, a key milestone kicking off the 2021 season of its...
A UK research vessel has set a new record for the Royal Navy’s northernmost surface voyage

A UK research vessel has set a new record for the...

A British icebreaking survey ship has sailed further north than any other surface vessel in the history of the Royal Navy. The HMS Protector reportedly...
Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

The Government of Nunavut is hosting a leadership forum in August to build capacity among Nunavummiut women. Arnait Tulliningit, which refers to a women’s trail,...
An Alaska agency is pressing ahead with ANWR plans despite lease suspensions

An Alaska agency is pressing ahead with ANWR plans despite lease...

The Alaska state agency that was the main buyer of oil leases in a controversial auction held for land in the Arctic National Wildlife...
A long-awaited Central Arctic Ocean commercial fishing ban takes effect

A long-awaited Central Arctic Ocean commercial fishing ban takes effect

An international agreement temporarily prohibiting commercial fishing in the international waters of the Central Arctic Ocean took effect on Friday. Ten signatories, including Arctic and...
U.S. Supreme Court backs Alaska Native corps in COVID-19 aid dispute

U.S. Supreme Court backs Alaska Native corps in COVID-19 aid dispute

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled that federal COVID-19 relief funds can go to corporations specially created for Alaska Natives even...
Medvedev says Russia must bolster its Arctic military

Medvedev says Russia must bolster its Arctic military

Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, said this week that Russia should boost its military to counter foreign threats in the...
For US Arctic coordinator, Alaska trip shows importance of local voices in international affairs

For US Arctic coordinator, Alaska trip shows importance of local voices...

For James DeHart, the U.S. State Department’s Arctic coordinator, a whirlwind tour of Alaska in earlier this month created some important impressions that will...
What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for Arctic cooperation

What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for...

When U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged from a historic summit in Geneva on Wednesday, both leaders mentioned the promise...