More from: Arctic

It was discovered in the early 20th century and has since been part of all maps of the Arctic. But now the island of Perlamutrovy has simply vanished.
February 22, 2019
It will monitor and regulate ship traffic on the Northern Sea Route.
February 21, 2019
The Svalbard Treaty does not prevent Norway from punishing companies that engage in catch without permission, the judges say.
February 14, 2019
52 polar bears are walking around the corners in the town of Belushya Guba on Novaya Zemlya scaring people from leaving their houses.
February 09, 2019
A new grim climate report outlines how thawing permafrost combined with more heavy rainfall will trigger landslides and coastal erosion.
February 04, 2019
There is dramatic urgency in this matter, says Peter Winsor, Arctic program director at the WWF.
February 01, 2019
Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
We Sámi people manage the life cycles of natural resources and produce little or no wastes. That is what I call a Smart Arctic, President of Norway’s Sámi Parliament Aili Keskitalo underlined as she today opened the Arctic Frontiers.
January 21, 2019
Ine Eriksen Søreide is invited to the prestigious conference "Arctic - Territory of Dialogue" in St. Petersburg in April.
January 21, 2019
A global heatwave is gaining force and the Russian government appears to acknowledge that its Arctic will be among the regions worst hit. But the country’s response is not combat of climate change, but rather adaption to the new reality.
January 04, 2019
Petter Karlsson from Slussfors, northern Sweden came first to the finish line in Europe’s longest dogsled race.
March 17, 2018
A new sea port with railway connection could potentially handle up to ten percent of container trade between China and northern Europe, local planners in Kirkenes say
February 06, 2018
About 600 men are now working with the «Viktor Chernomyrdin», Russia’s powerful new diesel-engine icebreaker.
January 26, 2018
Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, says the Arctic Council is one of the most important tools to retain peace in the high north.
January 22, 2018
“It’s painting a glossy image, near to neo-colonialism.” President of Norway’s Sámi Parliament, Aili Keskitalo, calls for better dialogue with the people living up north.
January 21, 2018
Calling it a “model for promoting fraternity between nations,” a group of international academics has nominated the Arctic Council for the Nobel Peace Prize.
January 16, 2018
The «Baltic Winter» spent only about five and a half days on its voyage across the Northern Sea Route. Last year’s ice conditions in the area were favorable, Russian transport authorities say.
January 16, 2018
A record-beating 9,74 million tons of goods was transported on the Russian Arctic route in 2017. That resulted in a very good year for Murmansk and several other northern Russian ports.
January 16, 2018
They are built on the snow and are vital transport arteries across the Arctic tundra. But sometimes people and cars get seriously stuck in the middle of nowhere.
January 15, 2018
It will be located in the settlement of Amderma and be of importance for security along the Northern Sea Route, says Russian Emergency Minister Vladimir Puchkov.
January 11, 2018
The plane is specially designed for Arctic flights and will soon be on the wings over the far northern Yamal-Nenets region.
January 05, 2018
State nuclear power company Rosatom invests big sums in the construction of a new dry dock and reactor repair complex.
January 04, 2018
As geopolitical interests in the region rise, the country takes on Arctic institution-building.
January 04, 2018
But there are exceptions in the new legislation.
December 26, 2017
For the first time, the Arctic region is among the eight most prosperous in Russia.
December 18, 2017