Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences are worth it

Meet the researcher who wants to find out whether Arctic conferences...

The last panel ended, the conference center Harpa grew quiet, and the Arctic Circle Assembly concluded another year.But how effective was it — and...
Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear power plant — but concerns remain

Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear...

In an interview with High North News, Russia's Rosatom responded to some critiques about the safety of its floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov....
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...
Arctic science meeting ends with reaffirmed support for Indigenous participation

Arctic science meeting ends with reaffirmed support for Indigenous participation

Inuit want Arctic scientists to treat them as partners and to respect their human rights.That’s the message the Inuit Circumpolar Council delivered to the...
Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

For the better part of a decade, politics in Greenland has been synonymous with Sara Olsvig. But, on November 5, the Greenlandic opposition leader,...
Canada’s federal government creates new Arctic administrative regions for Coast Guard, Fisheries

Canada’s federal government creates new Arctic administrative regions for Coast Guard,...

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, along with the Canadian Coast Guard, will soon form their own Arctic administrative regions.Fisheries and Oceans Minister...
As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

OSLO — Military forces from 31 countries began NATO's largest exercise in decades, stretching from the Baltic Sea to Iceland, on Thursday, practicing military...
Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic — but the US can’t be complacent

Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic —...

Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, sat down with ArcticToday Publisher Alice Rogoff on the sidelines of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik,...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
Northern Finland and Sweden will play a key role in NATO’s large exercise in Norway.

Northern Finland and Sweden will play a key role in NATO’s...

More than 50,000 soldiers from 31 countries will participate when NATO’s largest military exercise in Norway since the 1980s kicks off on Thursday, October...