Canadian Inuit organization says food harvesting should be a paid job

Canadian Inuit organization says food harvesting should be a paid job

Country food harvesting must become a form of paid employment, the Qikiqtani Inuit Association said in a report released at its recent board meeting...
Russia defense report lists Norway’s Svalbard policy as potential risk of war

Russia defense report lists Norway’s Svalbard policy as potential risk of...

Details from a Russian Defense Ministry report show that Moscow is not happy with Norway’s attempt to establish absolute national jurisdiction over Svalbard and...
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...
With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister of war’

With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister...

MUNICH — A day after British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson accused Moscow of "trying to goad the West" in a bellicose speech, Russian Foreign...
U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

REYKJAVIK — The United States and Iceland have agreed to set up formal economic channels to boost trade and business investment, the countries' top...
Norway renews Russian Arctic research funding

Norway renews Russian Arctic research funding

 Norwegian scholars specializing in Russia and the Arctic are set to benefit from a new round of Foreign Ministry funding for a national research...
Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Lawmakers representing Greenland in Copenhagen are leveraging growing international focus on the Arctic as negotiations over Denmark’s 2018-2022 defense budget head into their final phase.In...
Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Despite concern over some of Russia’s actions elsewhere, Canadians don’t need to be worried about Russian militarization in the Arctic—and shouldn’t seek to ramp...
Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report says

Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report...

Maritime search-and-rescue efforts in the Canadian Arctic need upgrades to radio communication systems, better training for volunteers and more Inuktut-speaking Coast Guard staff, a...
Denmark’s new military spending plan doesn’t boost forces in the Arctic

Denmark’s new military spending plan doesn’t boost forces in the Arctic

Greenland and the Arctic are set to remain a defense priority for Copenhagen — but not to see additional military funding.A Danish government proposal to...