Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

The melting of the Arctic has devastating global implications and the EU is not ready to stand by watching.Only three years after it adopted its...
U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while emphasizing energy geopolitics

U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while...

On Thursday at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, when U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke about U.S. Arctic energy investments, he included...
Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

NATO’s northernmost country, with a direct border to Russia’s militarized Kola Peninsula relies heavily on allied reinforcements, but lacks capacity to join when its...
Iqaluit hunters seek safety in technology amidst changing ice conditions

Iqaluit hunters seek safety in technology amidst changing ice conditions

How can technology best serve Inuit hunters?That’s the question that was discussed by about 20 Iqalungmiut who gathered at the Elders’ Qamaq in Iqaluit...
Trump, Niinistö remarks show two different visions of the Arctic

Trump, Niinistö remarks show two different visions of the Arctic

In a joint press conference that was overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump defending his actions in an ongoing whistleblower scandal that has prompted...
The U.S. Navy ups its Arctic engagement, sending ships north and establishing a temporary presence in Iceland

The U.S. Navy ups its Arctic engagement, sending ships north and...

The U.S. Navy continues to step up its Arctic engagement, sending one cruiser and three destroyers into North Atlantic waters, and establishing a temporary...
As an international expedition enters Russian Arctic waters, military activity in the area is high

As an international expedition enters Russian Arctic waters, military activity in...

The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (or MOSAiC), the largest-ever expedition of its kind, set sail Friday from Tromsø, Norway...
Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Russian military plants a flag on the nation’s northernmost point

Russian military plants a flag on the nation’s northernmost point

A military expedition has installed a Russian flag on Cape Fligeli, the northernmost piece of land in the Russian Arctic.Located at 81.5 degrees North,...
When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues were sidelined too, experts say

When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues...

Earlier this year, the U.S. Navy quietly stood down Task Force Climate Change, the decade-long mission to understand and plan for rapid environmental changes...