Russia plans to lay trans-Arctic fiber cable linking military installations

Russia plans to lay trans-Arctic fiber cable linking military installations

Russia is planning to lay a fiber-optic line that will provide state-of-the art tele- and data communication to all military bases and installations across the...
U.S. airline group says deal reached to fly in Russian airspace

U.S. airline group says deal reached to fly in Russian airspace

WASHINGTON — U.S. trade group Airlines for America said on Tuesday that it had been told by the U.S. State Department that a deal...
Trump administration kicks off ANWR oil leasing process

Trump administration kicks off ANWR oil leasing process

The Trump administration is formally kicking off the process intended to sell oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a swath...
Stealth-beating radar to shore up Canadian Arctic surveillance

Stealth-beating radar to shore up Canadian Arctic surveillance

Canada, it seems, has a thing for quantum physics. In 2016, Justin Trudeau, the prime minister, received a standing ovation from gathered scientists after...
After Ottawa denies funding, Nunavut government pulls out of Grays Bay road and port project

After Ottawa denies funding, Nunavut government pulls out of Grays Bay...

If the ambitious Grays Bay Road and Port project is ever built, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association will likely have to get the work done...
Norway considers whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considers whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway's foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, a presence...
Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

Dirtiest shipping fuel to be banned from Arctic

The UN body that regulates shipping agreed Friday to a measure that would ban a highly polluting form of fuel from the Arctic, but...
Similar flood disasters, different responses: Villages in Alaska and Russia learn from each other

Similar flood disasters, different responses: Villages in Alaska and Russia learn...

In the Arctic spring of 2013, river communities on either side of the Bering Strait – Alaska’s Galena on the Yukon River and Russia’s...
Nunavut won’t have a land use plan until 2022

Nunavut won’t have a land use plan until 2022

A long-awaited territory-wide land use plan for Nunavut won’t be ready until at least 2022, an official from the Nunavut Planning Commission declared yesterday,...
For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

When Tejre Sørviknes, Norway’s oil minister, received plans to develop the Johan Castberg field, in the Barents Sea, on December 5, he described it...