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A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket, powered by toxic fuel, launched a satellite into orbit around the polar regions on Friday morning. The Government of Nunavut said this...
Against tough odds, Bering Strait residents seek cross-border ocean protections

Against tough odds, Bering Strait residents seek cross-border ocean protections

When waves of trash began piling up on beaches on the Alaska side of the Bering Strait, residents looked west to the Russian side...
Russia’s LNG plans face rethink after EU sanctions on equipment, analysts say

Russia’s LNG plans face rethink after EU sanctions on equipment, analysts...

Russia will need to rethink its aim of a 20 percent share of the global LNG market after EU sanctions targeted equipment it needs...
Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

The Canadian government plans to commission six new icebreakers. Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of the Canadian Coast Guard, made the announcement in Iqaluit on...
The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the North Atlantic and nearby Arctic, is now operational

The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the...

The U.S. Navy’s 2nd Fleet, revived last year to provide a bigger U.S. presence in the North Atlantic and Arctic, now has enough staff to...
US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian planes near Alaska

Two days after Russian military aircraft made an unusually long flight past Norway’s coast toward the Greenland-Iceland-UK gap, similar aircraft made a similar flight...
US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid to buy

US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid...

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday reopened a consulate in Greenland, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, in an apparent bid to shore...
The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and Greenland, expert says

The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and...

Climate change is reshaping the Arctic Ocean, and U.S. and NATO forces need to change their strategies in response, says Rebecca Pincus, an assistant...
Canada, Nordic countries close air space to Russian aviation

Canada, Nordic countries close air space to Russian aviation

Canada and the Nordic nations have imposed bans on Russian air traffic in their air space in response to the invasion of Ukraine, closing...
Ukraine conflict hurts Russian science, as West pulls funding

Ukraine conflict hurts Russian science, as West pulls funding

LONDON — Dozens of international scientists have arrived each year since 2000 at Russia's remote Northeast Science Station on the Kolyma River in Siberia...
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