Radio Canada International

Representatives of Arctic nations and major fishing powers are meeting in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik to hammer out a deal on banning unregulated fishing in the international waters of the Central Arctic Ocean.
March 17, 2017
About 50 shipping and marine industry representatives, experts and government officials gathered in Montreal this week to discuss recent changes in the maritime shipping in the Arctic.
March 15, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government’s ban on Arctic drilling for the next five years, saying it simply couldn’t be done safely.
February 12, 2017
A coalition of environmental groups is calling for a permanent voice for Arctic Indigenous communities at the world body that regulates the global maritime industry.
October 21, 2016
Average sea ice extent for August 2016 was 5.6 million square kilometers (2.16 million square miles), the fourth lowest August extent in the satellite record.
September 08, 2016
The search for the fabled Northwest Passage had cost the lives of many European explorer whose ships became frozen and crushed by the bitter Arctic ice.
August 29, 2016
The future of scientific research in the Arctic got a big boost last week after representatives of all eight Arctic nations signalled their intention to sign a legally binding treaty on enhancing Arctic scientific cooperation following a meeting in Ottawa.
July 14, 2016
The latest data shows that Arctic sea ice has retreated again for the month of June, to reach the lowest extent for that month since satellite records began in 1979. So far low sea ice records have been set for every month this year except March.
July 12, 2016
Despite growing tensions between Russia and NATO in Eastern Europe, the heads of the eight Arctic nations’ coast guards agreed on Friday to deepen their collaboration in the north.
June 11, 2016
Scientists and residents of Canada’s far north have been noting changes in the Arctic for many years: more plants, more shrubs and trees, and more appearances of southern animals, birds, insects, and marine life which had never been seen before in the north. Now NASA’s satellite analysis confirms it.
June 09, 2016