Radio Canada International

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
Officials from five Arctic countries and five major distant fishing powers are meeting in Greenland Wednesday to sign a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres of the Central Arctic Ocean from unregulated fishing.
October 03, 2018
An Arctic Council agreement to facilitate scientific cooperation between the world’s eight circumpolar countries officially comes into effect on Wednesday.
May 22, 2018
A new web portal has launched this month to help raise awareness, and provide timely information, about the International Maritime Organization’s Arctic and Antarctic shipping regulations.
May 22, 2018
As climate change brings increased international attention to the Arctic, Indigenous filmmakers across the circumpolar countries will have a new resource to help them tell their own stories.
March 14, 2018

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