US will end Arctic Council chairmanship on science note

US will end Arctic Council chairmanship on science note

After gathering for three days of high-level talks in Portland, Maine, this week, 250 representatives from Arctic states, indigenous groups and observers to the...
New North Slope find will figure into coming battle over Alaska’s oil tax credits

New North Slope find will figure into coming battle over Alaska’s...

The tantalizing news from Caelus Energy of a big oil discovery in Alaska arrived Tuesday as the powerful oil industry girded for another fight in...
Invoking Star Trek, U.S. official calls for shared icebreaker operations

Invoking Star Trek, U.S. official calls for shared icebreaker operations

Arctic Circle Assembly kicked off in Reykjavik on Friday with 2,000 participants; the gathering is by far the largest international platform with a focus...
Post-Brexit, Scotland looks toward a more Arctic future

Post-Brexit, Scotland looks toward a more Arctic future

Is Scotland the newest Arctic nation?As interest in the High North heats up, places far from the 66th parallel have sought to position themselves...
Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

PORTLAND, Maine — The Arctic Council Senior Officials meeting this week in Portland is expected to pump $1 million into the Maine economy. That’s...
Maine meeting brings Arctic Council far south of the Arctic Circle

Maine meeting brings Arctic Council far south of the Arctic Circle

Since 1867, the Arctic in America has been synonymous with Alaska. This week, Washington is hoping that another state can make the case for...
Canada says it will use Arctic Council to reach out to Russia

Canada says it will use Arctic Council to reach out to...

Canada will use the Arctic Council to help preserve dialogue with Russia, the parliamentary secretary to Global Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, said...
Canada finishes collecting data for its claim to territory on the Arctic continental shelf

Canada finishes collecting data for its claim to territory on the...

Canada has finished collecting the data it needs to bring its Arctic submission to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf....
Iceland’s Pirates head for power on wave of public anger

Iceland’s Pirates head for power on wave of public anger

REYKJAVIK—A party that hangs a skull-and-crossbones flag at its headquarters, and promises to clean up corruption, grant asylum to Edward Snowden and accept the...
Alaska Natives, international officials gather for White House meeting on Arctic research

Alaska Natives, international officials gather for White House meeting on Arctic...

WASHINGTON -- Science ministers from 25 nations joined Alaska Natives from the the state's Arctic for a first-of-its-kind White House meeting Wednesday to work on...