Canadian Coast Guard to get two new Arctic patrol ships

Canadian Coast Guard to get two new Arctic patrol ships

The Canadian government will build two new Arctic and offshore patrol ships for its Coast Guard, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday.These ships...
As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

Although the new Arctic strategies from the Navy and the Coast Guard highlight rapid changes in the region, they also both shy away from attributing...
Keeping eye on Russian build-up, Danes ready to send fighter jets to Greenland

Keeping eye on Russian build-up, Danes ready to send fighter jets...

Denmark is ready to station fighter jets in Greenland if it feels threatened by Russia’s expanding military presence along its northern coast, the defense...
Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

This year’s Arctic Council ministerial meeting showcased increasingly complicated issues in the region — from national security to climate change and more — and...
Greenlandic party calls for Danish ‘Arctic minister’

Greenlandic party calls for Danish ‘Arctic minister’

Eying a potential role as kingmaker after Denmark’s general election on June 5, Greenland’s second-largest party, IA, will seek to leverage its influence to...
As Arctic talks move to China, leaders downplay divides

As Arctic talks move to China, leaders downplay divides

As a kind of illustration of the quick shifts in current Arctic affairs, a host of politicians, government officials and analysts from several countries...
Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful cooperation

Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful...

The Trump administration may have recently amplified its rhetoric around geopolitics and national security concerns in the Arctic, but the U.S. Coast Guard, the...
Inuit leaders condemn Arctic Council’s lack of consensus on climate change

Inuit leaders condemn Arctic Council’s lack of consensus on climate change

After the 2019 Arctic Council ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland concluded without a joint declaration for the first time, the Inuit Circumpolar Council had...
New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic development

New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic...

Russia continues to pursue its security and economic interests above the Arctic Circle and new satellite imagery collected by High North News shows the...
US State Department announces plans for a diplomatic presence in Greenland

US State Department announces plans for a diplomatic presence in Greenland

The U.S. State Department announced Thursday that it plans to establish a presence in Greenland.The announcement was made as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...