Quebec provincial police urged people to stay indoors after the bear’s very rare appearance. In Canada, polar bears are listed as ‘vulnerable’ species.
Arctic Council boycott of chair member Russia leaves China facing delicate balancing act regarding main polar partner, say analysts.
With Russia blowing apart world order, Western advocates for international climate action say their cause is looking ever more bleak, just as the effects of warming are looking more ominous.
New study warns the change caused by global warming could have effects beyond the region.
Election result casts doubt on Arctic mine project for Australia-based company with Chinese ownership.
The world’s northernmost township with a permanent population, in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, is gaining in popularity as a gateway to the icy north. Tours by sailing ship get visitors up close with nature and to some remote spots
China needs Russia for its Polar Silk Route ambitions; Russia needs China as it tries to reclaim the Baltics.
Beijing’s plans for the northernmost region include drilling for oil and a establishing shipping routes. But analysts say it’s really about the military
A new white paper spelling out China’s intentions for the Arctic relieves some concerns over transparency and conformity to international rule of law.
Carpenters, bakers, pastry chefs, scientists – polar institute has launched a public appeal to recruit around 40 French-speaking people for a variety of jobs, which will last for up to 14 months, at its six bases in the Arctic and Antarctica
The world should take note of China’s vision of integrating an Arctic route for trade with Europe into its massive Belt and Road Initiative.