Greenland in the Middle: The Latest Front in a Great Power Rivalry


Image by Bernd Hildebrandt from Pixabay Mingming Shi and Marc Lanteigne Under normal circumstances, the announcement of an American foreign

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Transitioning from Yukon College to Yukon University: YukonU President Karen Barnes


Yukon University. © Archbould.com Justin Barnes After years of hard work and dedication, Yukon University (YukonU.ca) was officially launched on

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COVID-19: Health Policy Challenges and Federal Response in the Canadian Arctic


Doctor in protective medical mask over flag of Canada. © Jernej Furman/Flickr. Justin Barnes Over the past few weeks, Polar

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Total liquefaction: Arctic LNG on the rise?


Equinor (formerly, Statoil)’s Hammerfest LNG in Melkøya in northern Norway. © Joakim Aleksander Mathisen/Flickr. Nadia French It is not a secret

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China’s Coronavirus Diplomacy?


Image by Terri Sharp from Pixabay. Prof Ilan Kelman Professor of Disasters and Health, University College London, UK Professor II,

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Listening to Arctic Voices in Extractive Industries


Rachael Lorna Johnstone and Anne Merrild Hansen in Tasiilaq. Dr Rachael Lorna Johnstone Adjunct Professor of Law, Ilisimatusarfik, Greenland; Professor of

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40 @ -40°: Veteran Negotiators Distill Yukon Treaty’s First Principles in Whitehorse


Tony Penikett Former Premier of Yukon As the Territory’s minister responsible for Yukon First Nations treaty negotiations and the Umbrella

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Is this the End of the Arctic Council and Arctic Governance as we know it?


U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participates in the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 7,

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Should We Plan for Polar Humanitarianism?


Dogs to the rescue in a whiteout on Svalbard? By Ilan Kelman Prof Ilan Kelman The polar regions are often

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Alaska’s Changing Oil Landscape and the BP-Hilcorp Deal: What’s at stake?


The Trans-Alaska Pipeline spans 1,300 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Alaska. Photo by Luca Galuzzi

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India’s SaGHAA: Where the Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas meet


Hriday Sarma Hriday Sarma, India Fellow at Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI), recently spoke to Dr Sulagna Chattopadhyay, President

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Education in Scotland: International Engagement with the Arctic


Image: The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen. © University of Aberdeen Library/Flickr. Liz Bowman On Monday, 23 September

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From Dales Voe to Scapa Flow: Scotland, a Leading Marine Hub for the Arctic


Scapa Flow © Damien Entwistle/Flickr. Peter Sherwin On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy

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The North holds the Key: Unlocking Canada-Scotland Trade Potential


Dr Dwayne Menezes and Dr Karen Everett On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework

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Scotland’s New Arctic Policy: Deepening Collaboration With Canada


Stromness Marina. © Alan Jamieson/Flickr. On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework in

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Scottish Land Reforms: Lessons in Community Regeneration for the Arctic?


Ulva. © James Stringer/Flickr. Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes (with thanks to Max Baring of Thomson Reuters Foundation for the film)

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Win-Win Scottish Arctic Policy can Build Greater Connectivity and Resilience


Dales Voe. Image from Lerwick Port Authority. https://www.lerwick-harbour.co.uk/decommissioning Prof Brooks Kaiser On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s

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The Rural North – Opportunities and Challenges for Scottish and Arctic Communities


Image by Bill Kasman from Pixabay. Dr Nikolas Sellheim On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first

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Climate Vulnerability Index for World Heritage: From Orkney to the Arctic


Ring of Brodgar, Orkney. The  most northerly of Britain’s stone circles, the henge at Brodgar is the centrepiece of the ‘The

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The Ellett Line: Scotland’s Decades of Subpolar Marine Observation


RRS Discovery Scientific Cruise DY052 – The Extended Ellett Line. ukosnap.wordpress.com/ © Captain Smurf/Flickr. Erin Willahan On Monday, 23 September 2019, the

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