News & Press Releases
8 August 2022
A broad bill covering national security, shipping, research, and trade in the Arctic that sharply rebukes Russia’s dominance on some issues was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
4 August 2022
Magma has reached the surface in Geldingadalir in the Reykjanes peninsula. For the first time since last September, when lava stopped running from Fagradalsfjall, the tension has given a way for the magma to burst through. The eruption started at 13:18 on 3rd of August.
19 July 2022
Experts will discuss the future of the Arctic Council during a live roundtable discussion on July 20, Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 pm Moscow Standard Time.
6 July 2022
Globally speaking, neither the Kingdom of Denmark nor Norway can be viewed as major players. In the Arctic, however, the two states are not only an integral part of any security and governance debate — together they also hold some of the largest land and maritime areas in the High North. Moreover, their strategic position in the North Atlantic is key to United States security concerns and aspirations in the Arctic.
23 June 2022
Press Release from the Arctic Circle - At the heart of climate change in Asia and the Himalaya region is the threat of melting glaciers and water insecurity. As outlined in the most recent IPCC Report, the gravity of the challenge is nowhere as dramatic as in and around the Third Pole, a term which is increasingly being used to denote the geographic vicinity of the Himalaya.
22 June 2022
The Russian (Northern) - Asian Arctic Research Consortium was created on the initiative of the International Organization of the Northern Regions - The Northern Forum, and the North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) on June 11 in Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia.
14 June 2022
The Ministers of Defence of the Northern Group met in Reykjavík, Iceland, on 8 June 2022, and gave the following statement:
9 June 2022
On 8 June World Oceans Day was celebrated by the United Nations. Many countries have celebrated the day since 1992, following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. In 2008, The United Nations General Assembly decided that as of 2009, 8 June would be designated as “World Oceans Day”.
9 June 2022
The governments of Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States have issued the following joint statement.