On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
– New guidelines on polar shipping focus on better crew training training for operating in cold and remote areas
– Controversy surrounds Russia’s new head of Arctic issues, Dmitry Rogozin, who has been placed on the sanctions list by western nations opposed to Russia’s actions in Ukraine
-And from the world of pop culture, the break-out star of reality TV show Ultimate Survival Alaska says he has mixed feelings about being portrayed as a villain.
That’s all from us this week. We’ll be back on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca