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Recent air samples taken in Iceland suggest cruise ships arriving and departing from Reykjavik are negatively affecting air quality, according to environmental groups.
September 07, 2017
Average sea ice extent for the month of July ended up the fifth lowest since satellite records began in 1979, according to the latest report released by the Colorado-based National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
August 07, 2017
Canada’s Supreme Court has quashed a major energy exploration project in Canada’s eastern Arctic saying Inuit were insufficiently consulted.
July 26, 2017
Politicians from many of the world’s eight circumpolar nations wasted no time lambasting U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
June 02, 2017
The Arctic remains an area of vast opportunity but the changing political climate is creating challenges for northern communities and businesses wanting to tap into that potential, says the new chair of the Arctic Economic Council.
May 13, 2017
Canada and its seven Arctic neighbours signed a binding science cooperation agreement that aims to make it easier for the scientists from all eight circumpolar countries to collaborate with each other in their research in the rapidly changing region.
May 12, 2017
The run up to this week’s Arctic Council ministerial was dominated by just how U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would navigate his first Arctic Council ministerial as chair. But at the meeting on Thursday, the forum presented a united front with Tillerson pledging continued U.S. commitment to the intergovernmental forum.
May 12, 2017
The United States hands the Arctic Council’s two-year rotating chairmanship to Finland on May 11th in Fairbanks, Alaska.
May 11, 2017
When it comes to Arctic development, it’s time to move on from old ‘business vs. the environment’ debates and think about Northerners says the outgoing U.S. chair of the Arctic Economic Council.
May 10, 2017
In the run up to the ministerial, Eye on the Arctic checked in with a series of experts from around the North for their views on what we should all be watching for in Fairbanks, and from the Arctic Council, in the months ahead. Today, we bring you our conversation with Mia Bennett, Eye on the Arctic blogger and founder of the Cryopolitics Arctic news and analysis blog.
May 10, 2017