The energy and electricity distributor of Zurich surprises with a successful and much noticed campaign and draws attention to itself and climate change.
The EU and Greenland have concluded a new agreement on sustainable fisheries for the next four years. This can be extended by two years.
A Canadian mining company announces that they have found a 157.4 carat diamond of exceptional quality.
Australia’s proposed aerodrome in Antarctica is meeting with environmental and political criticism and concerns around the world.
At the end of December 2020, the volume of transported cargo along the Northern Sea Route exceeded 32 million tonnes and a new record was set.
The existing weather stations are getting older and are to be upgraded. Roshydromet is also to receive funds for the revision of the information system “Sever”.
The lawsuit filed by opponents of the proposed sale of mining rights in ANWR was denied by the U.S. District Court in Alaska.
A showdown is brewing in Washington between Trump supporters and opponents on several fronts, including for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
U.S. policymakers and global strategists have long misjudged the Arctic as a strategic region, according to The National Interest. Now this is taking its toll, wrote the American journal.
On December 28, 2020, information about the loss of the ship “Onega” was received in the control room of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Murmansk region.
The UK-EU trade deal on Brexit does not apply to the Falkland Islands.
ROSATOM and the Government of the Republic of Sakha have signed an agreement. It states that a small nuclear power plant will be built in the village of Ust-Kuyga by 2028.
Things are progressing rapidly with OneWeb – 36 satellites have already been put back into orbit and will be operational in the Arctic for the first time from December 2021.
The Russian nuclear freighter “Sevmorput” must now continue its journey home without its evacuated captain.
A company is planning to sell coal mining rights in a fjord on Svalbard to Chinese or Russian companies, even though the land belongs to Norway.
Canadian North and Air Greenland have signed a letter of intent. The possibility of air connections between Greenland and Canada will be examined.
Gazprom Neft and Shell have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for the exploration and development of the Gydan Peninsula.
Fearing that they will not get a grip on the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greenland has ordered a stop of all flights between Copenhagen and Kangerlussuaq before Christmas.
The story of the construction two ships has caused quite some confusion. We were then contacted by Swan Hellenic and we were promised an clarification of the situation.
That is likely to further annoy President Trump: the last major US bank refuses to finance exploration projects in the Arctic.
An agreement on fisheries cooperation brings about an annual meeting between Greenland and the United Kingdom (UK) and simplified controls.
On November 20, 2020, the IMO in a virtual meeting decided to ban the use and transport of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic Ocean.
Russian Vodohod and British Swan Hellenic announce that they have commissioned two expedition ships. Looking at those, the ships are clearly the same ships.
The first phase of offshore research as part of the trans-Arctic cable link has been completed.