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The ice became too thin and the cracks too many. This year’s Barneo North Pole base existed only 12 days.
April 26, 2018
The country’s Ministry of Economic Development wanted 209 billion rubles (€3.1 billion) for the new national Arctic Program. It might get only 12 billion (€177 million).
July 05, 2017
It will look at possible economic benefits and be made in cooperation with Norwegian transport authorities, says Finnish Transport and Communications Minister Anne Berner.
July 04, 2017
The MSC «Preziosa» this week brought more that 3,500 tourists to Longyearbyen. It is the biggest ship ever in the Norwegian Arctic port.
June 23, 2017
Russia’s power and opportunity grow as we expand into the Arctic, the president underlined in yesterday’s Direct Line press conference.
June 16, 2017
Clean-up personnel are up for a titanic mission as 53 thousand square meters of tundra lands are to be swept free of rusting Soviet-era barrels, abandoned machinery and oil pollution.
June 13, 2017
94 soldiers from the 12th Main Directorate flies to Novaya Zemlya to collect scrap metal at the nuclear weapons test site.
June 02, 2017
With the break-up of ice in the Russian east Arctic comes freedom for three ships and their crews.
May 30, 2017
A two-year joint effort is to help the World Meteorological Organization enhance Arctic observation, modeling and weather prediction.
May 26, 2017
On August 17, 1977, nuclear powered icebreaker «Arktika» became the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
May 24, 2017
As Finland takes over the chair of Arctic Council, it addresses its Nordic neighbor about the grand development of a railway connection to the shores of the Barents Sea.
May 23, 2017
The new Arctic Shipping Company intends to take a share of shipments along the Northern Sea Route.
May 19, 2017
More bad climate news for the largest predator of the Arctic.
May 18, 2017
From tonight, the sun doesn’t set at this panorama view in Finnmark until July 26.
May 17, 2017
At least 8,000 tons of Soviet-era industrial wastes and scrap metal will this summer be removed from four islands in the Arctic archipelago.
May 16, 2017
Following mass deaths of animals, the once powerful cooperative managing the reindeer flocks in the island of Kolguyev shuts down.
May 15, 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
Funding for activities under the new Russian Arctic Program will be cut by 75%, sources tell the news company.
May 12, 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
A new research center in Tromsø, Norway, will take on the role of oceans in Arctic development.
May 11, 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
What will be the benefits for locals? Yakutian leader Yegor Borisov asks as Moscow invests big money in Arctic infrastructure projects and the development of the Northern Sea Route.
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