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China is accelerating its pace in Arctic exploration by publishing its first guide to sailing through the Northern Sea Route.

Greenpeace’s vessel «Arctic Sunrise» has been released after nearly nine months of detention in Murmansk, following the organization’s demonstration against Arctic drilling in the Pechora Sea last fall.

The former PM seeks an Arctic coast for Finland. Easy access to the Northeast Passage can turn the country into a global logistics hub, he argues.

Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, and Senator Maria Cantwell, Washington, have introduced a bill that would authorize the Navy to build up to six icebreakers for use by the U.S. Coast Guard.

From the gardens and castles of the Czech Republic, to the icebergs and freezing temperatures of the Svalbard archipelago, Dr. Minoslav Druckmüller travelled far from home to photograph a rare celestial event.

The Russian Government has allocated more than 205 million rubles for resuming operation of floating research stations in the Arctic.

Two major associations representing tour operators in the Arctic and Antarctic have stated that they will not allow visitors to bring recreational Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) into the regions.

Russia is building an armada of new icebreakers which will substantially strengthen its presence in Arctic waters.

The European Union was snubbed once again at the ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Iqaluit, Canada last month.

The United States has big changes in store for the Arctic Council over the next two years, which will largely focus on climate change.

From melting sea ice to starving, isolated polar bears, it’s no secret that global warming has taken a heavy toll in the Arctic. But who’s in charge of protecting these vulnerable, northern lands and oceans?

The border delimitation agreement for the Barents Sea demonstrated that Russia is playing according to the rules in the Arctic, former Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre says. It is five years since the two countries announced the deal.

A majority of the people living in the Arctic wants to continue cooperation with Russia despite the conflict in Ukraine. Norwegians are most in favor of diplomatic and cooperative approaches, a new survey shows.

Hurrah, we did it! One of the youngest ever expeditions makes it to the North Pole point.

Last year it was the Crimea, this year it will be the Arctic, Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin makes clear during this week’s North Pole visit.