Arctic Council no place for non-Arctic diplomatic conflicts, say U.S., Russia

The Arctic Council should remain a place for Arctic co-operation and stay out of bitter diplomatic and military conflicts going on elsewhere in the wo

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2015-04-30

Russian Resources Ministry Completes Request for Arctic Shelf Expansion

Russia's Natural Resources Ministry has sent the request for Arctic shelf expansion to other government bodies for approval prior to sending it to the

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2015-04-30

Two years, one Arctic:Council embraces Russia but puts new observers on hold

Today’s meeting of (mostly) foreign ministers from the Arctic states had been keenly anticipated for two reasons: how much of a cold shoulder would Ru

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2015-04-30

How the U.S. plans to combat Arctic climate change

IQALUIT, Canada — The United States and seven other Arctic nations vowed Friday to work together to combat climate change at the top of the wor

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2015-04-30

US chairmanship must focus on co-operation, report urges

If Washington is to achieve its Arctic Council goals, it must work to prevent outside politics from spilling over into the region. A panel of 45 leadi

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2015-04-23

Majorities in Arctic nations favor cooperation with Russia

A majority of the people living in the Arctic wants to continue cooperation with Russia despite the conflict in Ukraine. Norwegians are most in favor

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2015-04-23

Norway delays bridge-building to Russia on road to Crimea

Russia works seven days a week with new highway to the border, but the Norwegian Public Roads Administration today announced that the new highway on t

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2015-04-23

Russian minister backs away from Iqaluit Arctic Council meeting

The countdown is on: in less than two weeks, the top foreign ministers from the eight Arctic Council-member nations — Canada, the United States, Russi

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2015-04-23

Agenda for Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial now available

The Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial Meeting takes place next week, marking the conclusion of Canada's Chairmanship and the beginning of the United States' Ch

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2015-04-23

Seal ban undermines EU credibility in Arctic

Each year, the leadership of the West Nordic Council meets with a delegation from the EU to discuss its policies that affect our member countries: the

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2015-04-23