Greenland will have a different time zone starting in 2023, but whether that will affect the population has yet to be studied.
Norway will commission three new Arctic-capable coast guard vessels by 2024, increasing its fleet of ice-going vessels.
On the one hand, the Canadian government wants to learn more about seals to better protect them, and at the same time wants to better manage them as a natural resource.
A bill for the Finnish Sámi Parliament on who can be counted as part of the ethnic group is causing a big debate within the Finnish government
An expedition planned by Russia on Svalbard causes discussions in Norwegian government circles and puts Oslo in a difficult position.
Since September, the longest-lived vertebrate, the Greenland shark, has been under protection from fishing and hunting in the Northwest Atlantic.
Thanks to the support of Greenlandic and Faroese MPs, Denmark’s PM will likely get four more years in office, despite not having the support of a majority of the voters in the Kingdom of Denmark
The decision sees it spurn a US-led initiative calling for countries to set national goals
The icebreaker “50 Years of Victory” departed Murmansk for the North Pole in July 2022 as part of the “Icebreaker of Discoveries” expedition. On board were 70 school children.
Currently, little is normal in relations between European countries and Russia. Despite all this, Norwegian-Russian management of the Barents Sea has proven to be a successful model.
More icebreakers are needed to keep the Northern Sea Route open. Since new material is not available so quickly, the only option is to keep old icebreakers ‘alive’.
To better secure Greenland and the Faroe Islands, the Joint Arctic Command urgently needs more resources from the Danish state, both financially and in terms of personnel.
More countries are sending envoys to Greenland. It will not always be clear to them whether they have come to the right place
The U.S. government has awarded nearly US$30 million to expand hi-speed Internet to six remote Alaskan communities.
At the exhibition and conference on shipbuilding in St. Petersburg, Iceberg Central Design Bureau presented the project of a multifunctional offshore icebreaker.
The Arctic is changing its status as a low tension area. This also has a severe impact on scientific collaborations among nations and could lead to a big gap in valuable scientific data, says Dr. Ekaterina Uryupova, expert Senior Research Fellow at The Arctic Institute.
The navy’s newest warship won’t be fighting any wars
A keel laying ceremony for the hull of the first nuclear floating propulsion unit based on the RITM-200 reactor units took place at a shipyard in Nantong, China.
With Ambassador Alexandra Baumann, Switzerland has a new head for Switzerland’s concerns in the Arctic, the so-called Arctic dossier.
The US go more Arctic and have appointed an Arctic ambassador.
Nato is rethinking the role of Arctic in the alliance’s collective defence; it wants Canada to do the same
A representative at the alliance’s headquarters would let it out cut out the information middlemann
True to its long tradition of building impressive submarines, Russian design firm Rubin unveiled a concept model of its nuclear ballistic missile submarine “Arcturus.”
The sanctions imposed by the West on Russia are slowly having an effect. Russian gas producer Novatek is facing a number of technical difficulties.