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The flights, which stopped short of Swedish airspace, were a show of "aggressiveness," Sweden's military commander says.Radio Sweden
A spokesman for the activists said they are protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling by chaining themselves to a support ship for the project.Associated Press
Young Native children are more likely to be obese than non-Native children, and those who witness domestic violence seem to be at especially high risk, a new study finds. Yereth Rosen
Known for having an adversarial relationship with the oil industry as a private attorney, Bill Walker made his first trip as governor to the state’s North Slope oil fields this week, taking a three-day tour of the widespread facilities and at times discussing prickly issues with oil officials.Alex DeMarban

Known for having an adversarial relationship with the oil industry as a private attorney, Bill Walker made his first trip as governor to the state’s North Slope oil fields this week, taking a three-day tour of the widespread facilities and at times discussing prickly issues with oil officials.

Loren Holmes
Russia's Arctic buildup is, so far, lawful and logical in a time of reduced sea ice and increased commerce and traffic, say U.S. and Swedish officials who are monitoring it. Radio Sweden

The Dalton Highway near the Deadhorse airport is overrun with water on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Crews from the Alaska Department of Transportation made a break in the highway the day before to release trapped water that was threatening the runway.

Loren Holmes
Soaring temperatures in Barrow and across northern Alaska are linked directly to a high-pressure system above northwestern Canada and consistent with odd weather tied to warm waters in the Pacific. Yereth Rosen
Fennovoima’s planned nuclear plant in Pyhäjoki is proceeding apace, despite controversy, lack of final permits and opposition from some cottage owners who have been given until the end of the month to vacate the area. YLE News
Prostate, skin and breast cancer, the most common cancers for Finland's general population, are notably rare among the Sámi people.,YLE News
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