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Rising Arctic temperatures are causing permafrost to thaw, putting the world’s largest city built on frozen ground in deep trouble.
October 22, 2021
A cold wind brought snow to all inland areas above the Arctic Circle in Finland, Norway and Sweden. With temperatures down to minus 17℃ last night and continued subzero forecast, winter season kicks off earlier than usual.
October 20, 2021
The Arctic Circle Assembly, one of the biggest northern-themed conferences in the world, is gearing up for its four-day, in-person gathering starting October 14 in Reykjavik.
October 11, 2021
Coast Guard reps from the eight Arctic countries are currently meeting in Russia to discuss further operational cooperation amongst its members.
October 08, 2021
A cruise ship in distress in freezing cold Arctic waters off Svalbard is the nightmare scenario for rescue services. On Friday, search- and rescue capacities from Longyearbyen were tested in a mass evacuation.
October 08, 2021
Construction of the deep-water seaport project in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug will start in 2024.
September 27, 2021
After Russia's warmest-ever summer, the Northern Sea Route is almost ice-free. But only few shipmasters set course for the Arctic shortcut between Europe and Asia
September 21, 2021
The Reykjavik-based Arctic Circle Assembly will next month mark the start of a busy season for stakeholders and policymakers in the circumpolar north to reconvene. Such non-digital venues are more important than you think, especially in the Arctic.
September 21, 2021
The largest ever walrus habitat in the history of Arctic exploration was found on the Eva-Liv Island of the Franz Josef Land archipelago.
September 16, 2021
As a cause of the rapid melting of the Arctic Sea ice, polar bears at Svalbard have undergone a shocking loss in genetic diversity, a Norwegian study shows.
September 16, 2021
About 6,000 personnel are engaged in one of Russia's biggest ever rescue and emergency exercises in the Arctic.
September 07, 2021
Snow is melting at a faster pace than ever in the Ural region and revealing the Igan glacier’s true area.
September 07, 2021
Shipments on the Arctic route should be cheaper than by railway and the Suez Canal, Russia's minister on the Arctic says.
September 03, 2021
The European Union wants non-discriminatory cooperation in the management of Arctic cod.
August 29, 2021
The Russian mining town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago lost 20 percent of its population since last year.
August 24, 2021
Sofia Agashkova from Severomorsk is the first person on the Kola Peninsula to get an “Arctic Hectare” after the Russian government expanded the program which previously only targeted regions in the Far East.
August 18, 2021
The Xue Long 2 (Snow Dragon 2) is on its second Arctic voyage during which it will conduct scientific surveys in the Gakkel Ridge.
August 11, 2021
The discovery can lead to development of new biofuels.
August 09, 2021
‘Sparta’ was probably 1 or 2 months old when she died 28,000 years ago.
August 07, 2021
A video released by the FSB purports to show Mart Lätte seeking sensitive information about Russia's Arctic policy.
August 06, 2021
"There is a huge interest in the international business community," Chief of Rosatom Aleksei Likhachev tells the President.
August 05, 2021
Onboard is a group of experts and volunteers who want to focus on what can be done to clean up accumulated waste in Russia's Arctic territories.
July 28, 2021
The company intends to build several icebreakers and invest 26 billion rubles in its Dudinka seaport.
July 28, 2021