What Canada’s Budget 2019 Means For the Arctic


Dawn at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. © joiseyshowaa | Flickr Andrew Chater Introduction On 19 March 2019, the government of Canada

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Canada’s 2019 Federal Budget and the Arctic


Parliament Hill, Ottawa. © Asif A Ali Justin Barnes On 19 March 2019, the federal government of Canada released their

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AMAP Assessment 2018: Arctic Ocean Acidification. PRPI Fellow Brooks Kaiser among Lead Authors


Prof. Brooks Kaiser, Head of the Fisheries Unit at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, is one of the lead authors

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Launch of the Arctic Resilience Report: An Overview


Amidst a growing number of headlines about rapid and turbulent change in the Arctic, a major new study, the Arctic

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A Ten-Year Prioritization of Infrastructure Needs in the U.S. Arctic (May 2016)


Image: Malaspina of the Alaska Marine Highway System © Gillfoto  In May 2016, the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System

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World Economic Forum launches Arctic Investment Protocol (January 2016)


Image: A winter evening in the suburb of Qinngorput in Nuuk, Greenland © Mads Pihl – Visit Greenland Recognising the

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The Sea Ice Never Stops: Circumpolar Inuit Reflections on Sea Ice Use and Shipping in Inuit Nunaat (December 2014)


This report from the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), published in December 2014, contributes to the ongoing work of the Sustainable

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Inuit Arctic Policy – Inuit Circumpolar Council (2010)


Over the years, the Inuit Arctic Policy has become the main document for development on many issues in the Arctic

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Gender Equalities in the Arctic: Current Realities, Future Challenges (2015)


This report has been published in 2015 by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland, in cooperation with the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation

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2010 to 2015 government policy: UK Overseas Territories


This policy paper focuses on the strategy of the UK government towards its Overseas Territories, for the period 2010-2015. Appendix

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UK science in Antarctica: 2014 to 2020


A framework for British research, outlining the UK’s science strategy in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean from 2014 to 2020.

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Final Report of the Thirty-eighth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting


The Thirty-eighth Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting was held in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 1 to 10 June, 2015. Representatives of the

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United States National Ocean Policy – Relevant Documents (2009-2016)


On June 12, 2009, President Obama sent a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and Federal agencies establishing an Interagency Ocean

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Advancing Implementation of the National Strategy for the Arctic Region (March 2016)


On 9 March 2016, the White House-led Arctic Executive Steering Committee (AESC) released the 2015 Year in Review—Progress Report on the Implementation

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Executive Order (E.O.) 13689 – Enhancing Coordination of National Efforts in the Arctic (January 2015)


In January 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order (E.O.) 13689, Enhancing Coordination of National Efforts in the Arctic, which created a

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Final Report and Implementation Plan of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (January 2015)


In April 2012, the Alaska State Legislature established the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission to “develop an Arctic policy for the

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World Heritage and the Arctic (2008)


This publication presents the outcome and recommendations of the International Expert Meeting on World Heritage and the Arctic, which took

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National Strategy for the Arctic Region Implementation Report (January 2015)


In March 2015, the Obama Administration released a report highlighting progress made by the federal government in the Arctic during 2014. This

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NOAA’s Arctic Action Plan (April 2014)


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched its Arctic Action Plan in April 2014. This plan provides an overview of NOAA’s Arctic programs and

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Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic (April 2014)


On 4 April 2014, an interagency working group chaired by Interior Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes released a major report

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