A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19 restrictions faces fines

A New Zealand sailor who attempted the Northwest Passage despite COVID-19...

A sailor from New Zealand who did not receive permission from Transport Canada to transit the Northwest Passage could face fines of up to...
U.S. Postal Service controversy threatens Alaska’s Bypass Mail program

U.S. Postal Service controversy threatens Alaska’s Bypass Mail program

Amid furor about the Trump administration shakeup of the U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sparked an Alaska-specific controversy when he mentioned the...
Russia releases secret footage of the 1961 Arctic test of ‘Tsar Bomba’

Russia releases secret footage of the 1961 Arctic test of ‘Tsar...

MOSCOW — Russia has released previously classified footage of the world's largest nuclear explosion, caused when the Soviet Union detonated the so-called Tsar Bomba...
Nunavut’s housing crisis is an example of systemic racism, says territory’s MP

Nunavut’s housing crisis is an example of systemic racism, says territory’s...

Nunavut’s housing crisis is a glaring example of systemic racism, but the Liberal government does next to nothing to fix it, says the territory’s...
US cancels Arctic operation after an engine fire aboard the icebreaker Healy

US cancels Arctic operation after an engine fire aboard the icebreaker...

The U.S. Coast Guard has canceled an Arctic patrol mission after the icebreaker USCGC Healy experienced an engine room fire. The medium-duty research icebreaker suffered...
Dual lawsuits seek to prevent oil leasing in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

Dual lawsuits seek to prevent oil leasing in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

Alaska Native and environmental groups on Monday filed two lawsuits seeking to block oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the first of...
An Inuit consortium from across Canada looks to recapture North Warning System contract

An Inuit consortium from across Canada looks to recapture North Warning...

With its non-Inuit joint-venture partner, an Inuit business consortium from across Canada's Arctic said earlier this week they plan to recapture the North Warning...
Norway expels Russian diplomat over spy case

Norway expels Russian diplomat over spy case

OSLO/MOSCOW — Norway said on Wednesday it had expelled a Russian diplomat on suspicion of espionage, drawing a rebuke from Russia's embassy, which said...
With Arctic refuge drilling approved, focus shifts to legal battles and market forces

With Arctic refuge drilling approved, focus shifts to legal battles and...

With the Trump administration poised for an oil lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, drilling opponents and supporters are girding for a...
The Danish military plans a Greenlandic militia to help close its Arctic capacity gap

The Danish military plans a Greenlandic militia to help close its...

The Danish military has taken the first step toward establishing a reserve military force in Greenland that will assist regular units during non-combat operations...