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...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn of military capabilities

As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn...

China's Ministry of Transport is dispatching a team to measure and optimize the country’s communications capabilities in Arctic waters along Russia’s coastline. The team will be...
In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic

In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active...

REYKJAVIK — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the...
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...