The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC): India’s Grand Plan for Northern Connectivity


The INSTC, alongside relevant European transport corridors and regional transportation networks. © Dwayne Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Hriday

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Proceedings of ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ High-Level Dialogue Series, Session I: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Iceland


Session 1 Date: 14 October 2017 Venue: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland Download PDF: SDGs in the Arctic –

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The Art of a Deal? Reflections on US Withdrawal from the Paris Accord


Trump and the Announcement in the Rose Garden | 1 June 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

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Arctic Hyperloop: The End of Shipping?


Figure 1: Concept Image – Hyperloop One © ‘Hyperloop is the definitive 21st century transportation solution, not only for the

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Expanding horizon


Article published in The Arctic Journal, on 19 April 2017: ‘Expanding Horizon’ By Thomas Bishop In Iqaluit, the capital of

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Iqaluit International: An Interview with Project Director Olivier Walon


Polar Research and Policy Initiative Fellow Thomas Bishop interviews Olivier Walon, Project Director at Bouygues Bâtiment International, about Iqaluit International

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From Shelter to Showpiece: The Evolution of Halley


Photo via British Antarctic Survey Examining the history of UK’s Halley Station reveals much about advances in engineering and architecture.

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Icelandic biodome with a big agenda


Article published in the Royal Institute of British Architects Journal, on 13 February, 2017: ‘Icelandic biodome with a big agenda’.

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Building the Reykjavík Biodome: Interview with founder Hjördís Sigurdardóttir


Polar Research and Policy Initiative Fellow Thomas Bishop interviewed Hjördís Sigurðardóttir, Founder and CEO of Spor i Sandinn, about Aldin, Biodome Reykjavík. 

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Arctic Geohazards in response to Climate Change: A Short Briefing


A cabin along Alaska’s Arctic coast was recently washed into the ocean because the bluff it was sitting on eroded

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