Key sustainable development sectors for Nunavut include human capital, renewable energy, culturally sensitive Indigenous tourism, and global leadership in sustainable fisheries management, says a Greenpeace report. (Greenpeace)

Greenpeace report calls on Nunavut to shun resource development in favour of sustainable projects

Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut has an unprecedented opportunity for demonstrating to the world what sustainable development looks like in the post-fossil fuel era, says

A picture taken on May 5, 2016 shows the construction site of the port of Sabetta in the Kara Sea shore line on the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic circle.
Yamal LNG -- which is set to be launched in 2017 -- is a liquefied natural gas plant with a planned capacity of 16.5 million tonnes per year and is valued at $27 billion.       (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Oil producers balk following new study calling Alaska’s LNG project uneconomic

Even as Alaskans were digesting a new report asserting that Alaska’s liquefied natural gas project wouldn’t be competitive with other projects in the world, one of

The Bell Island at Franz Josef Land. Photo: D. Banin,

Arctic national park expands, becomes Russia’s biggest

The whole of Franz Josef Land archipelago and surrounding waters are now included in the Arktika National Park. It will help protect vulnerable Arctic ecosystems, Minister Sergey Donskoy

With passengers and crew, there will be over 1,500 people aboard the huge 13-deck Crystal Serenity as it travels across the Arctic this month.
(Crystal Cruises)

Luxury cruise ship heads to Arctic, but no environmental review

The search for the fabled Northwest Passage had cost the lives of many a European explorer whose ships became frozen and crushed by the bitter