Blog – Higher learning? The quest for a Northern University in Canada

As the only Arctic nation without a university, Canada is “lagging behind” its northern neighbours admonished Senator Dennis Patterson last

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Meet the powerful billionaires controlling Northwestern Russia’s industry

They are among the richest people on planet earth and hold an insane amount of private money. The Barents Observer

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Blog – Faroe Islands host Arctic Circle Forum, trumpet “infrastructure miracle”

Situated halfway between Iceland and Scotland, the Faroe Islands are so remote from most people’s minds that even the customs

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Ice-Blog – While Arctic melts, sweltering Germany hosts UN climate talks

It’s been a scorcher of a week here in Bonn, Germany. Delegates to the UNFCCC climate talks (one of the interim meetings

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Norway blames Russian troops for GPS jamming near border

Intensive military training on the Russian side of the border creates increasing communications troubles for nearby Norwegians. The Norwegian Ministry

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