As winter draws to a close, volunteers at the French Polar Institute are threatening their organization and denouncing the precariousness of their Volontariat de Service Civique (VSC) and disproportionate working hours.
Nunavut breaks ground on new trauma and addiction treatment centre. Located in Iqaluit and designed by Inuit, it will provide therapies based on Inuit culture.
As part of Chile’s constitutional reform and the second phase of drafting a new constitution, the U-Antarctica group of university experts has formulated an amendment on the status of Antarctica.
Svalbard is facing changes on multiple scales. An ethnological study analyzing this process, and the issues that come with it, has just been published.
In Greenland, garbage management is to be improved, especially in remote settlements, using a Greenlandic village as a model.
The Belgian International Polar Foundation and the Trân Family Foundation plan to award and financially support a young company in the Arctic again this year.
Since 2006, an Inuit community in Alaska has been using a platform created by scientists to document how their region is changing
Red Dress Day was held on May 5 in Canada to denounce violence against women.
As the Government of Nunavut reaffirms its commitment to the fight against tuberculosis, a new epidemic is breaking out in this territory largely affected by the disease.
In Antarctica, a new art installation has been erected at the Ukrainian Vernadsky Station. An old fuel tank that was no longer needed was reused for this purpose.
Sled dogs have bitten to death a six-year-old boy in the West Greenland town of Aasiaat. The dogs had been chained at the city’s ski club, he said.
The polar fox transmits rabies to dogs through bites and Canada’s native population is unaware of the risks, notes a study by veterinarians.
Inuit women who are victims of violence or who do not have access to housing are supported by the association Pauktuutit which has just received funding to build 13 emergency shelters and 15 transitional housing units.
Extreme environments, such as the poles, would shape a personality type that confronts rather than avoids hardship.
Can equality be guaranteed in a judicial system after centuries of unequal treatment? Guest author Mirjana Binggeli takes a look at this question among the Inuit in Nunavik in northern Canada.
“Twice Colonized” was selected by the Sundance jury and will premiere at the festival in January.
The Greenlandic organization MIO is awarded the prestigious UNICEF Award by UNICEF Denmark for its efforts to uphold children’s rights in Greenland.
The Sea Women Expeditions team will be in northern Norway promoting marine mammal research on the one hand and gender equality on the other during an expedition.
Greenlandic diabetics have a unique and more treatable form of the disease than in the rest of Europe, which could have implications for the future.
The Church of Sweden asks Swedens Sámi for forgiveness again but doesn’t expect it automatically
The new arrivals will provide much needed summer help and give provincial authorities some time to find a long-term solution
Johannes Rivoire has avoided previous efforts to force him to stand trial for sexual abuse in Nunavut
Almost 40,000 Inuit in Arctic Canada can now use Facebook in their native language.
OneWeb suddenly found itself without a launch service provider due to the conflict in Ukraine and the withdrawal of Roskosmos. Now two companies have agreed to step in.