A recent stopover by the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro raised questions about the Nome’s inability to host patrol vessels that help ensure the nation’s security in the Arctic.
President Barack Obama’s trip to Kotzebue, Alaska, on Sept. 2nd was not only historic; it was singular. Explore our photo gallery from the presidential visit.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.
Local leaders have drafted a letter outlining their vision for the Arctic’s future as Kotzebue prepares for President Obama’s visit today.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping was the main topic of discussion at the most recent Nome Port Commission meeting.
“Instead of having one region try to advocate for responsible development in the Arctic, you have three regions with very, very different backgrounds doing it together as a single voice,” said Matt Ganley with BSNC.
Measuring nutrients and toxins along the way, the American Geotraces project on the Coast Guard cutter Healy aims to reach the North Pole by mid-September.
Traditional knowledge was gathered from over 100 contributing authors spanning 15 villages from the Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta up to the North Slope. However, the driving factors for food security were identical across the regions.