Britain lacking direction in Arctic, MPs find

Britain lacking direction in Arctic, MPs find

Despite historic ties to the Arctic and a geographic proximity that makes it a self-described “near-Arctic neighbour,” Britain is at risk of being overtaken in...
Canadian Inuit development corporations create national lobby group

Canadian Inuit development corporations create national lobby group

Inuit development corporations across Inuit Nunangat have linked up to form a new association, the Inuit Development Corporation Association.Launched Wednesday at an event in...
Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

In recent years, Finland has proposed the construction of a railway from Kirkenes, Norway to Rovaniemi, Finland, a proposal that was well received on...
After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

After Iqaluit fire, Greenland offers humanitarian aid to Nunavut

The Greenland government will give about $150,000 as a humanitarian contribution to the Government of Nunavut.Greenland’s finance and tax committee decided to offer the...
Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Sometimes there is much solace in cool analysis. Listen to this: Russia is likely to continue as an active and willing partner in the...
New U.S. legislation speeds up the possibility of a Nome port

New U.S. legislation speeds up the possibility of a Nome port

Last month, new U.S. federal legislation breathed new life into the possibility of a port in Nome.The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018,...
Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil

Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel...

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Nunavut-wide Inuit organization, has joined in the push for Canada to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic waters.This fuel, a...
Greenland lawmakers approve funding for major airports project

Greenland lawmakers approve funding for major airports project

Greenland’s national assembly, Inatsisartut, voted Thursday to spend 2.1 billion kroner ($250 million) to fund improvements at two existing airports and construction of a...
Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear plan boosts quotas

Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear...

The Government of Nunavut’s draft proposal for managing polar bear harvesting might not be popular outside the territory, but it reflects the experience of...
Why people matter when we talk about Arctic climate change

Why people matter when we talk about Arctic climate change

It is very difficult to have a conversation with an ice floe.You may select a floe with an intriguing personal history; perhaps a past...