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Canada filed its Arctic continental shelf submission with the U.N. Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf last Wednesday, claiming approximately 1.2 million square kilometres of the Arctic Ocean seabed and subsoil in an area that includes the North Pole.
May 27, 2019
For the first time in history, an Arctic Council ministerial ended without a joint declaration from the Arctic states, capping off weeks of reports that the document was in jeopardy because of U.S. stonewalling on using climate language in the final document.
May 09, 2019
China’s growing involvement and interest in the Arctic could pave the way for a strengthened military presence in the region, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday.
May 06, 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stunned onlookers Monday by tongue-lashing China and Russia during an Arctic policy speech on the eve of the Arctic Council ministerial.
May 06, 2019
Senior diplomats from the eight Arctic Council countries meeting in Finland late last week struggled to come up with language on climate change that the Trump administration would support at the upcoming ministerial meeting in May, according to people familiar with these discussions.
April 15, 2019
Russia has scored an important scientific point in its quest to declare vast swaths of the Arctic as part of its extended continental shelf in the rapidly melting northern ocean, according to Russian officials.
April 05, 2019
When the Viking Sky, with 1,373 people on board, sent out a mayday Saturday afternoon after engine trouble stranded the cruise ship in stormy waters off the western coast of Norway, rescue services were quickly activated.
March 26, 2019
Winter temperatures in the Arctic are set to rise by 3 to 5 °C by 2050 even if the world succeeds in cutting emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, according to a new report by the United Nations.
March 14, 2019
A team of Russian officers has arrived in northern Finland to conduct a confidence and security-building evaluation visit of the Lapland Air Command, according to Finnish military officials.
October 24, 2018

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