Greenland calls for clean-up of toxic U.S. Cold War bases

Greenland calls for clean-up of toxic U.S. Cold War bases

COPENHAGEN -- Greenland's government urged the United States and Denmark on Monday to clean up 30 rusting Cold War-era U.S. military installations there, saying it was...
Norway won’t give Finland the gift of a mountain peak after all

Norway won’t give Finland the gift of a mountain peak after...

OSLO -- Norway's Prime Minister has dashed Finland's hopes of getting an Arctic mountain peak as a gift on its 100-year anniversary, saying there...
Scotland seeks “even stronger partnerships with northern neighbours”

Scotland seeks “even stronger partnerships with northern neighbours”

 Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, then President of Iceland and architect of the Arctic Circle, had invited Sturgeon to address the annual Arctic Circle gathering when...
Canada signals shift toward greater engagement with Russia in the Arctic

Canada signals shift toward greater engagement with Russia in the Arctic

In an address marking the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion underlined cooperation with Russia as a...
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...