arctic news

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: Nunatsiaq News
Kelsey McGinley and Brent Townend.
Officials say training and work to buy new equipment are challenges delaying the return of chemotherapy services to Stanton Territorial Hospital. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Nick Griffiths
Nick Griffiths said he only blames himself for his injury and does not regret participating in the race. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
Source: CBC North
Anne Tayler and Allen Moore
'My strongest image of Frank on the trail is of him leaning over a dog that was curled up. They would be nose to nose and half the time the dog would be cleaning his beard, cleaning all the ice out, and there was such an intimacy in that.' [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Labrador Skies
Indigenous groups across Newfoundland and Labrador met in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to discuss building an indigenous tourism industry in the province. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Yukon First Nations
Indigenous leaders went to the capital in 1973, determined to negotiate a land claim settlement. It's been called a watershed moment for First Nations rights in Canada. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
RCMP Gjoa Haven
'Policing is not always easy, there's murders and suicides and everything under the sun basically, but you have to make the time to see the good side of people.' [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Devon Hodder, Breeya Matheson, and Ally Curtis
Finding the help he needed wasn't easy, but now that Devon Hodder has gotten there, he wants to help others navigate the N.W.T. mental-health system. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Men
Back-to-back losses have Canadian fans uneasy, yet Kevin Koe and his rink aren't worried. In fact, the Canadian men's curling team believes its in a good position. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Source: CBC North
Almost 5000 asylum seekers have crossed the Norwegian-Russian border since the European migrant crisis arose. The Norwegian government decides to toughen the asylum regulations. The crisis flared up this September, when [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
With the Arctic becoming an object of steadily growing attention, Murmansk Oblast establishes the “Arctic University” to prepare Barents students for jobs in Arctic oil and gas projects. The first [...]
Fri, Nov 06, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area's most iconic species. [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway's Foreign Ministry. [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
About 200 million rubles have been stolen from Zvezdochka, the Northern Fleet yard in Severodvinsk. A source in the Russian law enforcement authorities confirms to TASS that about 200 million rubles [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly. [...]
Sun, Oct 18, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
As Syrian refugees in the hundreds cross over from Russia, capacities in Kirkenes reach the limits. Now an abandoned military compound is turned into refugee reception center. On a windy hill [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Transit cargo between Europe and Asia plummets, but cargo to and from Russian ports along the Northern Sea Route is increasing considerably, Deputy Minister of Transport Olersky says.. “Low bunker [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The Arctic Council should learn from the Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation and focus on the regional level when it comes to cooperation in the Arctic, says Rune Rafaelsen, Senior Adviser in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat. [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Iceland and Germany are cooperating on building an ice-free, deep-water harbour that can be a hub for Arctic shipping and petroleum activity. The German company Bremenports has concluded an agreement [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer