Long read – The Arctic railway: Building a future or destroying a culture?

The Arctic railway project from Rovaniemi, Finland to Kirkenes, Norway caused heated debate in Europe until it was tanked by

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Video – Inside Russia’s rapid Arctic expansion

Russia is rapidly expanding its economic and military presence in the Arctic. The country’s ambitions are bringing changes to the

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Sámi youth oppose proposed Arctic rail line in northern Finland

As lawmakers have gathered at Helsinki’s House of the Estates for government formation negotiations over the past several days, demonstrators

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Railway linking Barents Sea coast to Arctic Finland not commercially viable, report says

Finnish-Norwegian working group says cargo volumes are too small to justify building a railway from Rovaniemi (Arctic Finland) to Kirkenes

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Gold mining in northern Finland hurts reindeer, says Natural Resources Institute

Gold mining in Lapland (northern Finland) is causing more ecological problems than a local association has reported, according to the

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Longread – The quest to turn Norway’s Arctic coast into Northern Europe’s wind power hub

The big winds that come in from the Barents Sea carry flush green power and profits. But developers are held

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Arctic Indigenous food culture takes the day at international cookbook awards

A book showcasing the recipes of  Indigenous peoples from across the Arctic took the day at the Gourmand International Cookbook

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Russia plans fenced parks to confine reindeer herding in Arctic

The region that holds the world’s biggest number of reindeer wants to restrict animal migration and establish fenced “reindeer parks”.

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