Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear

So-called "ghost" fishing gear may be robbing the seas around Greenland of more than three thousand tons of fish each year, at a total...
Russia test fires submarine-launched hypersonic Tsirkon missile for first time

Russia test fires submarine-launched hypersonic Tsirkon missile for first time

MOSCOW — Russia said on Monday it had successfully test launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine for the first time,...
The Biden administration is reconsidering a controversial mining access road in Alaska’s Arctic

The Biden administration is reconsidering a controversial mining access road in...

The Biden administration is taking a fresh look at Trump-era approvals for a controversial 211-mile industrial access road planned across the Brooks Range foothills...
Greenland premier takes on foreign policy portfolio ahead of Arctic talks with Danish PM

Greenland premier takes on foreign policy portfolio ahead of Arctic talks...

Greenland Premier Múte B. Egede will in the coming days meet with his Danish counterpart, Mette Frederiksen, to finalize the details of an arrangement...
The EU approaches an ‘important juncture’  in its Arctic involvement

The EU approaches an ‘important juncture’ in its Arctic involvement

The head of the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee is pledging to keep the Arctic high on the body's legislative agenda in order to...
Inuit organizations vow to fight changes to Nunavut tax law

Inuit organizations vow to fight changes to Nunavut tax law

Inuit organizations say they will take the Nunavut government to court over changes to a property tax law recently passed in the legislature. The amendments...
Iceland nearly elected a woman-majority parliament

Iceland nearly elected a woman-majority parliament

COPENHAGEN — Iceland looked to have elected a woman-majority parliament but a recount of votes on Sunday showed there will still be more men...
Greenland’s foreign minister is demoted after independence comments

Greenland’s foreign minister is demoted after independence comments

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's Prime Minister Mute Egede stripped an outspoken pro-independence minister of his responsibility for foreign affairs on Monday, following comments about excluding...
Biden appoints new U.S. Arctic research, leadership officials in science-based approach

Biden appoints new U.S. Arctic research, leadership officials in science-based approach

The White House on Friday announced several key new Arctic appointments, including five new research commissioners and two new leaders of a revived leadership...
Shares in Russia’s Novatek fell briefly, then recovered after a key executive’s U.S. arrest

Shares in Russia’s Novatek fell briefly, then recovered after a key...

MOSCOW — Shares in Russia's Novatek recovered from an early tumble on Friday after the arrest in the United States of deputy head, Mark...