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.
As more and more Hope Bay gold mine workers are infected with COVID-19, the incident is now being described as an outbreak.
Alaska’s communities have been literally inundated with large amounts of plastic waste, cans, and other debris.
Denmark aims to help Greenland modernising and improving its social system for the protection of the weak
The leaders of the Gwich’in in the Yukon call on opponents of oil drilling in Alaska’s nature reserve to intensify their efforts.
The administrations of the British Antarctic Territories and South Georgia/South Sandwich have officially designated November 18 as Pride Day.
American Seafoods announces that 85 crew members of the “American Triumph” have tested positive for COVID-19.
In the Yamal tundra, reindeer of the Yamal-Nenets are to be made immune against anthrax.
On the national holiday in Greenland, the statue of the Danish missionary Hans Egede was vandalized and shows that the debate on racism also affects Arctic peoples.