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...
Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

WASHINGTON/LONDON — Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed Alaska companies and government departments for espionage opportunities following a U.S. trade delegation visit...
Norway’s border with Russia profoundly shapes its Arctic security policy, says study

Norway’s border with Russia profoundly shapes its Arctic security policy, says...

A new study published by The Polar Journal identifies geography as a key factor to understanding Norway’s and Canada’s differing approaches to Arctic security....
More U.S. Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

More U.S. Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

OSLO — The United States will more than double the number of Marines stationed in Norway, in line with plans first outlined in June,...
US Arctic research guidelines are getting an overhaul

US Arctic research guidelines are getting an overhaul

For the first time in decades, U.S. federal agencies that conduct research in the Arctic are reexamining the way they do that research.The Interagency...
Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s Arctic gas line

Make no mistake: Trump’s trade turmoil with China can hurt Alaska’s...

FAIRBANKS — It’s time for Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to admit the obvious — the Trump trade war with China threatens the proposed $43...
Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing system

Alaska’s climate action team suggests the state set up a carbon-pricing...

Alaska, scientists have been saying for years, is on the front line of climate change. Now the climate leadership team appointed by Gov. Bill...
Congress calls for a new US Arctic defense strategy

Congress calls for a new US Arctic defense strategy

Last week, the new National Defense Authorization Act made headlines for strongly recommending the construction of six polar-class icebreakers in the next decade —...