Since last May, Canada has chaired the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum established in 1996 by the Ottawa Declaration. It acts as the core framework for circumpolar co-operation and collaboration between the eight Arctic states and six ... Globe and Mail, 1 month ago
BLOG: Canada, Russia And The North Pole - Alaskapublic.org, 1 month ago
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Credit: Cpl David Hardwivk TN2007-A0010-01 14 August 2008 8 Wing Imaging Operation Boxtop. The CFS Alert sign with flags flying in the falling snow. Boxtop is the Bi-Annual resupply of Canadian Forces Station Alert. Using Unites Sates Airforce ...Public Radio International, 1 month ago
While the Polar Vortex and Sochi Olympics may have dominated world headlines this winter, both are relatively minor in size and scope when compared to an evolving geo-political crisis also featuring freezing temps and international competition. ...The Hill, 3 weeks ago
Talks are accelerating on binding pollution and safety rules for shipping through Arctic waters, a long-delayed objective that could assuage Canadian concerns as climate change makes the Northwest Passage increasingly attractive to foreign vessels. ...Globe and Mail, 1 month ago A new era for Arctic shipping? Chill, please Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, 1 month ago
Data from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft suggests there were almost 9,000 cubic kilometres of ice at the end of this year's melt season. This is close to 50 percent more than in the corresponding period in 2012. It is a rare piece of good news for a region that ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
China is not an Arctic country. Its northernmost point on the Russian border a settlement called Mohe that is nicknamed China's north pole is well shy of the Arctic Circle. Yet in Beijing lately, officials have made a point of calling their ...Globe and Mail, 1 month ago
In Canada's northernmost community of Grise Fiord, another sealift season has ended. The hamlet is now locked in by thousands of square kilometres of sea ice. Luckily for the people of Ellesmere Island's only community (pop. 130) once again cut off ...Globe and Mail, 1 month ago
The Russian expedition "The Polar Ring" started its way on the route "Noviy Urengoy - the North Pole". The team includes 9 people and is headed by the famous polar explorer Vladimir Chukov, who visited the North Pole 4 times within independent ...Yamal.org, 2 weeks ago
When Alice Munro, a Canadian, won the Nobel Prize in Literature, you could almost hear the howl of relief from America's readers: finally, a winner whose name I know! And, perhaps, whose books Ive even read! American authors, journalists, and ...Pacific Standard, 3 weeks ago
All are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with ornaments of rhyme. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) During the second half of September last fall, a Danish-owned ice-class bulk ...Alaska Business Monthly, 1 month ago
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