In a new report, Britain reconsiders its Arctic military capabilities

In a new report, Britain reconsiders its Arctic military capabilities

To understand the British House of Commons report, released earlier this month, expressing concern about that country’s capabilities to conduct military operations in the...
Arctic Council eyes action plan to reduce Arctic marine litter, microplastics

Arctic Council eyes action plan to reduce Arctic marine litter, microplastics

The Arctic Council intends to turn its attention to the marine litter and microplastics found around the circumpolar world.It’s developing a project that will...
A U.S.-Russian Arctic expedition heads to one of the fastest changing parts of the Arctic Ocean

A U.S.-Russian Arctic expedition heads to one of the fastest changing...

More than 50 oceanographic researchers are on board Russia's polar research flagship Akademik Tryoshnikov as it makes its way towards the Laptev Sea and...
When will Europe’s Arctic railway be built? That could depend on cargo volumes

When will Europe’s Arctic railway be built? That could depend on...

There is significant international interest in a potential railway between Rovaniemi, in Northern Finland, and Kirkenes, a port on Norway's Arctic coast. But questions...
Greenland names first representative to Iceland

Greenland names first representative to Iceland

Greenland’s foreign ministry on Monday named Jacob Isbosethsen, a long-time foreign policy advisor, to serve as the country’s first representative in Iceland.Isbosethsen, according to...
For Greenlandic students in Denmark, making it easier to make the grade

For Greenlandic students in Denmark, making it easier to make the...

There are 600 Greenlandic students enrolled at Danish post-secondary educational institutions. Statistically, 150 of them will drop out this year, a rate that's twice...
Greenland government asking national assembly to extend constitutional commission mandate

Greenland government asking national assembly to extend constitutional commission mandate

A Greenlandic committee set up in 2017 to sort out the country’s future relationship with the Kingdom of Denmark may receive funding to continue...
Natan Obed elected to a second term as president of Canada’s Inuit org

Natan Obed elected to a second term as president of Canada’s...

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami delegates elected Natan Obed to a second term as president at the organization’s annual general meeting in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on...
Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell’

MOSCOW — Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its...
US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its draft environmental impact statement on the design and construction of six polar-class icebreakers.The polar...