On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories from Eye on the Arctic this past week:
-Norway’s northernmost oil platform starts pumping after years of delay
-Arctic Science Summit Week took place in Fairbanks, Alaska last week where scientists discussed this year’s winter warmth and how it is even taking scientists by surpise
-A Russian indigenous organization that works to promote the rights of northern indigenous peoples is declared a ‘foreign agent’ by the Russian Ministry of Justice
-Reactions are mixed as the Obama administration releases its five-year offshore drilling plan
-Construction restarts on a long-planned road between Russia and Norway
That’s all from us for now. We’ll be back next week with your top stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca