Great-power politics could undermine Arctic stability, a new Danish threat assessment warns

Great-power politics could undermine Arctic stability, a new Danish threat assessment...

Arctic states continue to have a shared ambition of keeping the Arctic a low-tension region, but growing suspicion between the U.S., Russia and China...
A majority in Sweden’s parliament backs ‘NATO option’ after Sweden Democrats shift stance

A majority in Sweden’s parliament backs ‘NATO option’ after Sweden Democrats...

STOCKHOLM — A Swedish parliamentary majority in favor of readiness to join NATO as a possible security policy option has emerged for the first...
Trump administration seeks to allow polar bear disturbance for oil in Alaska refuge

Trump administration seeks to allow polar bear disturbance for oil in...

ANCHORAGE — The Trump administration on Monday proposed allowing companies searching for oil and gas deposits in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to disrupt...
Canada’s government introduces a new Indigenous rights bill

Canada’s government introduces a new Indigenous rights bill

Canada's Liberal government tabled a bill last week that it says will help bring federal law into alignment with the United Nations Declaration on...
Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

OSLO — Russia, China and other countries are using espionage to glean secrets of Norway's petroleum industry and plans by its government to cut...
A US heavy icebreaker is set to depart on its first winter Arctic mission in decades

A US heavy icebreaker is set to depart on its first...

On Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard will set off on its first winter mission north of the Arctic Circle since 1982. The unexpected mission came...
NATO must focus more on challenge of rising China, report to say

NATO must focus more on challenge of rising China, report to...

BRUSSELS/BERLIN — NATO must think harder about how to handle China and its military rise, though Russia will remain its main adversary during this...
Greenland’s premier is ousted from party leadership by a rival promising stronger pursuit of independence

Greenland’s premier is ousted from party leadership by a rival promising...

On Sunday, delegates from Siumut, the lead party in Greenland’s governing coalition, met in the capital Nuuk and elected Erik Jensen as the party’s...
Greenland will once again consider privatizing part of its biggest company

Greenland will once again consider privatizing part of its biggest company

Lawmakers in Greenland are considering the partial privatization of that country’s largest company, a move they hope will fund transport infrastructure projects. In its 2021...
US federal agency denies a petition to delist Alaska’s ringed seals

US federal agency denies a petition to delist Alaska’s ringed seals

Federal regulators on Wednesday rejected a petition from the state of Alaska and other entities to remove Endangered Species Act protections for Arctic ringed...