Everything converges to make the Svalbard archipelago an epicenter of tension in the Arctic, and NATO would have an interest in settling the differences within its coalition.
Cape Town, along with Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Hobart and Christchurch, is one of the five locations through which almost all cargo and staff shipments to Antarctica pass.
The French news site Intelligence Online reported, as well as South American media currently, that China is exerting pressure to establish a naval base in Ushuaia.
The Russian president has convened the Russian Security Council to discuss claims to expand the boundaries of its continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean.
The treaty on non-fishing in international Arctic waters is a rare example of precautionary resource management.
The Norwegian Environment Agency recommends that the government set limits to increasing tourism in Svalbard and proposes a series of tougher measures.
Until now, Greenlanders have hardly been involved in research projects on their land. The new strategy aims to change this.
By 2024, AARI will deploy a high-precision hydrometeorological network in the marine and coastal parts of the Russian Arctic based on drifting buoys.
More than 50 years ago, the former Soviet Union released gigantic crabs in the Barents Sea to help local fishermen, interfering massively with the ecosystem.
Against advice from scientists, the Greenlandic government has decided that 50 narwhals and 30 belugas may be hunted in East Greenland
Korea plans to build an inland Antarctic research station by 2030. In order to better respond to climate change, the construction of the new station makes sense, it is stated.
What is Greenlandicness? How does Greenland determine its own national identity and how does this affect the question of a Pan-Inuit identity? Expert Dr. Robert C. Thomsen highlights some aspects.
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.
Again at this year’s CCAMLR meeting, little progress was made on establishing more extensive protected marine areas in Antarctica.
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
Ten years after a petition, the U.S. added emperor penguins to the National Endangered Species List and thus placed them under legal protection.
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.