First LNG shipment from Russia's Arctic to arrive in Northern Europe

Independent Russian gas producer Novatek has announced the first delivery of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Yamal project in the Arctic to an area near the port of Honningsvag in northern Norway. “The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker ‘Vladimir Rusanov’ successfully reloaded an LNG cargo delivered from the Yamal LNG facility at Sabetta to […]

What’s it like to live on tiny island in remote Arctic Norway?

Sophie Kelk November 16, 2018 Share this article For six weeks, Sophie Kelk lived on a remote Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle. This is what she discovered about island life—the good, the bad, and above all, the community spirit. As my flight begins its descent into Bodø, I catch a glimpse of the […]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Jeep,SUV,Off-Road Part 5 of our 14,000-mile Jeep Wrangler Rubicon adventure. Continue reading 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | At the edge of the Arctic Ocean originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 08 Oct […]

Strands of hair shed light on doomed 19th-century Arctic expedition

Enlarge (credit: John Wilson Carmichael) Lead poisoning may have made life difficult for the doomed men of John Franklin’s 1845 expedition, which got lost in the Arctic while in search of the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But it probably didn’t contribute much to their inevitable fates. That’s the conclusion of a […]

Russia’s Bastion coastal defense fires supersonic missiles in first Arctic drills (VIDEO)

The Russian Navy has test-fired a supersonic Onyx anti-ship cruise missile for the first time. It was launched from the Bastion missile-defense system, which was recently deployed to the Russian Arctic. A video of the launch shows one P-800 Onyx missile, which can travel at speeds of up to 1,980mph, shooting up in the air […]

Great-power competition is growing in the Arctic, but lawmakers want to cut funding for the US’s next icebreaker

Great-power competition is growing in the Arctic, but lawmakers want to cut funding for the US’s next icebreaker NOW WATCH: Watch the incredible moment an iceberg flips out of the water and causes a huge wave See Also: 20 NFL players who lost a ton of weight in retirement and how they did it The […]

Arctic Monkeys tour 2018 CONFIRMED: Tickets, dates, venues, all you need to know

The hugely popular band will be taking to several cities around the UK and Ireland as part of their simply-titled Live 2018 jaunt. Tickets are set to go on sale from 9am this Friday, according to Ticketmaster. The tour kicks off in September in Manchester, and will wrap up in Newcastle at the end of […]

Armed guards protect navy privates and scientists from polar bears while they play soccer in the Arctic

Associated Press Armed guards protected navy privates and scientists from polar bears while they played a game of soccer on March 22. You can see an extraordinary photograph of the scene below. You don’t need much to play soccer — just a couple of goal-frames, a soccer ball, and a grassy field. Sometimes you don’t […]