10 Big Ideas to ‘Up America’s Game in the Arctic’

The time is ripe to think big, not just for the current political cycle, but for future generations who will inherit a blue Arctic.[Full Text]

2018-10-04

Governments to Sign Unprecedented Deal to Protect Arctic Ocean

Delegations from nine countries and the European Union will gather in Greenland this week to sign an accord to help protect Arctic marine ecosystems that have only recently become accessible because of the melting ice cap. The Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean marks the first time that nations have worked together so proactively to protect an ocean environment before the start of commercial fishing. [Full Text]

2018-10-04

Melting Arctic ice opens new route from Europe to east Asia

A Danish-flagged cargo ship has successfully passed through the Russian Arctic, in a trial voyage showing that melting sea ice could potentially open a new trade route from Europe to east Asia.[Full Text]

2018-10-04

Coast Guard Renames New Icebreaker Program ‘Polar Security Cutter’

The U.S. Coast Guard changed the name of its heavy icebreaker program to highlight its importance to national security, as funding for the first-in-cl

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2018-10-04

Dark Skies for America’s Future Icebreaker Fleet

A new report published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) casts a dark cloud over the icy shimmer of hope that the Coast Guard will be able to deliver on its 2023 icebreaker promise.[Full Text]

2018-10-04

The Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland, welcomes the United States “Statement of Intent on Defense Investments in Greenland”

The Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland, and the United States share a long history of friendship and cooperation. Through the years, the Kingdom

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2018-10-04

Russia to become China’s top supplier of gas soon

One of the world’s longest gas pipelines – the Power of Siberia – which is being created to deliver natural gas from Russia to China, is almost complete. The sides are now getting ready to ink a contract on another major pipeline.[Full Text]

2018-10-04

Arctic parliamentarians call for national action on circumpolar region’s top needs

A statement issued this week by Arctic parliamentarians at the end of their three-day conference, on Sept. 19, in Inari, Finland, could provide a plan

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2018-09-28

Russia Develops Special Radar for Arctic Exploration Drones

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has developed and successfully tested a radar that could be used on drones to explore the Arctic region, Maksim Kuzy

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2018-09-28

Heads of Tyumen Region, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area to create joint research and educational center

The heads of the Tyumen Region, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area are going to establish a joint research and educ

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2018-09-28