U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

WASHINGTON — The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on...
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...
More military activity may spoil the Arctic’s atmosphere of collaboration, warns a Danish report

More military activity may spoil the Arctic’s atmosphere of collaboration, warns...

In the coming year, Danish security experts will be most concerned with Russian attempts to disrupt a planned general election through a similar pattern...
Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

In recent years, Finland has proposed the construction of a railway from Kirkenes, Norway to Rovaniemi, Finland, a proposal that was well received on...
Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Sometimes there is much solace in cool analysis. Listen to this: Russia is likely to continue as an active and willing partner in the...
Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil

Nunavut Inuit group joins call for Arctic ban on heavy fuel...

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Nunavut-wide Inuit organization, has joined in the push for Canada to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic waters.This fuel, a...
Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear plan boosts quotas

Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear...

The Government of Nunavut’s draft proposal for managing polar bear harvesting might not be popular outside the territory, but it reflects the experience of...
Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in...

OSLO — Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense...
Americans still aren’t fully embracing the nation’s Arctic identity, a new survey finds

Americans still aren’t fully embracing the nation’s Arctic identity, a new...

In the past three years, the United States has chaired the eight-nation Arctic Council, Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Arctic...
Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during NATO war games

Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during...

HELSINKI/MOSCOW — Finland's GPS signal was intentionally disrupted during NATO war games in the Nordic countries over the past few weeks and the culprit...