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SSi Micro’s Jeff Philipp thinks a monopoly could help fix these problems
July 2016
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The North's champion for the little guy rolls up his sleeves
July 2016
I get paid to do this? Angulalik Pedersen heading out on the land on his ATV. Photo courtesy Angulalik Pedersen
Angulalik Pedersen is helping to set the stage for Cambridge Bay’s landmark research hub
July 2016
 Can this man really extend a Northern summer? If you're a pepper, then, yes he can. Photo by Daren Gallo
A Yukon greenhouse aficionado has given Northern green thumbs a leg-up on winter.
June 2016
Photo courtesy Kakslaut Tanen Arctic Resort.
As any architect will tell you, the far North, with its extreme climate and diverse indigenous populations, is a tricky place to tackle. But not impossible. Here are a few ways designers and engineers have taken on the challenge.
May 2016
A cabin in Finnish Lapland. Photo by Visit Finland
Call it a rivalry. Northern nations serve up carbon copies of tourism attractions: aurora, unspoiled nature, and unique cultures—all at a high cost. So how does one stand out from the crowd?
May 2016
A taiga takeoff. The Swedish Space Corp. launches rockets from its Esrange site, north of the Arctic Circle. Photo courtesy ESA/Esrange/Lars Thulin
What the NWT can learn from Sweden's space town
May 2016
The Yuribey River bridge, at 3.9 kilometres, is the longest above the Arctic Circle. Photo courtesy Gazprom
Russia's built some incredible transportation infrastructure in the Arctic, but we should be wary of following their example.
May 2016
The view from Sisimiut, Greenland. Photo courtesy Greenland Travel
You’re probably familiar with Nunavut’s crippling housing crisis. It needs thousands of houses, but construction costs are astronomical, and utilities, heating and annual maintenance costs for existing homes continues to rise–to $26,000 per unit in 2015. What might be done to build more and build better?
May 2016
Does this look like the Arctic to you? Tromsø, Norway, north of the 69th parallel, has become a bustling university and port town.
What's there to learn from an Arctic university?
May 2016