Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

Akademik Ioffe grounding prompts Nunavut legislator to call for better safeguards

The Nunavut MLA who represents Kugaaruk, Emiliano Qirngnuq, is worried about the risks associated with Arctic cruise ship tourism.Qirngnuq’s concerns are prompted by the...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government.She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear power plant — but concerns remain

Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear...

In an interview with High North News, Russia's Rosatom responded to some critiques about the safety of its floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov....
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...
As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

OSLO — Military forces from 31 countries began NATO's largest exercise in decades, stretching from the Baltic Sea to Iceland, on Thursday, practicing military...
Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic — but the US can’t be complacent

Murkowski says Alaska has a lot to offer the Arctic —...

Alaska's senior U.S. senator, Lisa Murkowski, sat down with ArcticToday Publisher Alice Rogoff on the sidelines of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik,...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
Northern Finland and Sweden will play a key role in NATO’s large exercise in Norway.

Northern Finland and Sweden will play a key role in NATO’s...

More than 50,000 soldiers from 31 countries will participate when NATO’s largest military exercise in Norway since the 1980s kicks off on Thursday, October...
US marines train in Iceland

US marines train in Iceland

Armed soldiers from North Carolina are currently training in Keflavik in South Iceland. They are taking part in the Trident Juncture, a NATO-led military...
Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaskans have long argued that the state needs an Arctic port.But maybe just one isn't enough.That was the message from Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who...