As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

As the Arctic warms, reindeer herders face encroachment from new industries

FINNMARK PLATEAU, Norway/OSLO — When he's not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer, his dog and Whitney Houston blasting through his...
US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

US Coast Guard settles into Kotzebue for the summer

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up a temporary base of operations for the 2018 summer season at Kotzebue, on Alaska's Northwest Arctic coast,...
Inuit group says federal legislation should recognize Inuktut as official language in Canada’s Inuit regions

Inuit group says federal legislation should recognize Inuktut as official language...

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami hopes that new federal legislation will put Inuktut speakers and learners across the country on more equal footing with each other,...
The latest US defense budget finally pays more attention to the Arctic — but at the cost of deficit spending

The latest US defense budget finally pays more attention to the...

The Pentagon is about to get one of its biggest spending increases in U.S. history but the Trump administration and Congress are making no...
As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

As Brexit goes, so goes Greenland’s relationship with the EU

The future of Greenland’s trading relationship with the United Kingdom begins in Brussels.Greenland is not an EU member, but, as a part of the...
Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

The risk for ship accidents varies across the Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route and a recent study found the East Siberian Sea...
China’s Arctic plans represent a new way of looking at world

China’s Arctic plans represent a new way of looking at world

In 2014, China released a new map, interpreted the world over as an attempt to redefine geopolitics and claim more of the South China...
How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way toward a solution

How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way...

If you look at a map of the Arctic you will notice soon how humongously large Greenland is. It is the world’s largest island.,...
Growing security concerns make the Arctic loom larger in Washington

Growing security concerns make the Arctic loom larger in Washington

Concerns over a shifting security situation could finally be earning the Arctic more attention among Washington insiders, if a series of recent congressional hearings...
Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in their Helsinki summit

Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in...

Finnish president Sauli Niinistö is encouraging Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to put Arctic issues on the agenda when the two presidents meet in...