On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories from Eye on the Arctic this week:
– All eyes are on Alaska this month as the state gets ready for U.S. President Barack Obama’s upcoming Arctic visit
-Chinese shipping giant Cosco says it’s considering a big boost in shipping traffic along the Northern Sea Route
-After a series of serious oil spills, two of Russia’s northern republics pledge better cooperation in responding to environmental accidents
– Finland’s Arctic Lapland province gets its first official ‘hot day’ of the season
– Russia recently made its 100th trip to the North Pole, dwarfing expeditions by other countries that number only 18 visits combined
That’s all from us for now. Apologies for getting this up late. We’ll have your next Eye on the Arctic review up on schedule this Friday!
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca