US Senate passes measure to open Arctic refuge to drilling as part of tax overhaul

US Senate passes measure to open Arctic refuge to drilling as...

A provision to allow oil and gas exploration in a portion of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge passed the U.S. Senate as part of...
Iceland’s new government is unveiled

Iceland’s new government is unveiled

At a press meeting at the National Gallery of Iceland Thursday, it was revealed that the Left Green Movement will be in charge of...
Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Despite concern over some of Russia’s actions elsewhere, Canadians don’t need to be worried about Russian militarization in the Arctic—and shouldn’t seek to ramp...
Tillerson: US lags ‘behind all the other Arctic nations’

Tillerson: US lags ‘behind all the other Arctic nations’

In an interview Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged that while the Arctic is globally important and will become more important in...
Greenland picks up the pace on efforts to draft a constitution

Greenland picks up the pace on efforts to draft a constitution

Greenland now plans to have a constitution draft ready by the end of 2018 — significantly earlier than originally planned.There are indications that Naalakkersuisut, Greenland’s...
A new government for Iceland will most likely be formed by end of this week

A new government for Iceland will most likely be formed by...

According to Morgunblaðið sources, a government agreement has almost been completed and the coalition government of the Left Green Alliance, the Independence Party and...
Global climate talks must see more Inuit inclusion, says ITK

Global climate talks must see more Inuit inclusion, says ITK

Indigenous peoples of the world — including Inuit — left the United Nations’ COP23 talks in Bonn, Germany Nov. 17 with some assurance they...
Greenland’s constitutional commission prompts controversy

Greenland’s constitutional commission prompts controversy

The commission established to write a proposed constitution for Greenland has caused widespread and sometimes angry debate on the island.Greenland's dream of eventually achieving independence...
Canada’s federal government seeks northern input on new Arctic policy

Canada’s federal government seeks northern input on new Arctic policy

Residents of Canada’s North have until the new year to weigh in on a new Arctic policy that’s meant to improve the federal government’s...
Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut’s newly elected MLAs have rallied behind Aggu MLA Paul Quassa, electing him to serve as the territory’s next premier when Nunavut’s fifth legislative...