Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.
As Russian news agencies reported, the project to build the fiber-optic communication line “Arctic Connect” is to be revamped.
The construction of the fiber-optic communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok is scheduled to start in late May – early June.
The 2024 Arctic Winter Games will be held in the Matanuska-Susitna district of Alaska, the International Committee of the Arctic Winter Games announced.
A total of 33 new cases of COVID have emerged in Nunavut’s capital Iqaluit and in the community of Kinngait in just under a week.
Indigenous peoples on the Taimyr Peninsula will receive new funding to preserve their culture. 28 different projects in the Russian Arctic benefit from the grants.
Arctic Winter Games organizers reported that the next edition will now take place in early 2023. A postponement occurred because of Covid-19.
The small town of Nikel, in the far northwest of Russia suffered greatly from air pollution from the local nickel smelter. This has now been closed.
In the Far East of Russia, Chukotka has the lowest COVID numbers, despite high numbers of cases in neighbouring regions.
For decades, people have been puzzling at Christmas over where Santa Claus lives and works. Greenland Travel has the answer.
The indigenous peoples in the Russian Arctic suffer massively, but unnoticed by the world public, under the prevailing COVID pandemic.
Nunavut has survived the hotest COVID phase after a two-week lockdown, but there is no all-clear yet, especially in Arviat.
The number of COVID cases in the affected areas of Nunavut is rising at a slightly slower rate, but continues to rise.
The first phase of offshore research as part of the trans-Arctic cable link has been completed.
In Nunavut, 70 cases of COVID-19 have occurred within a few days and have led the region into a lockdown.
Anadyr and the village of Ugolnyye Kopi, where the airport is located, are separated by the estuary. An aerial cable car should bring relief.
Despite all efforts and measures, the Sars-CoV2 virus has now reached the hitherto untouched regions of Nunavut in the Arctic and the Falkland Islands.
High Speed Internet for Nowaya Zemlya. It will be easier for the population to contact the Russian mainland.
The Russian census has already begun in several regions of the Far East. This was antedated in hard-to-reach areas.
According to plans by Aaja Chemnitz Larsen, it could mean the end of Greenland’s small settlements.
Books build bridges between Inuit children in Canada and Greenland. Children can now share their reading materials with each other
A report by Human Rights Watch warns of a shortage of food for Canadian Arctic residents and accuses the government of mismanagement.
Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds and clothing brand Canada Goose donate 300 parkas and shoes to Inuit students.