What are the UK’s Interests in the Arctic?


The UK has been cautious in forming and enacting an Arctic strategy thus far. In many ways, this is unsurprising

Read more ...

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. 

Read more ...

The Implications of the United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the United States’ now former-President Barack Obama. Picture via US Embassy and Consulates, Canada. 2016 ended with one of

Read more ...

Icebreakers: An Overview


As the Arctic ice cap retreats further north every summer, the Arctic Ocean becomes an ever more enticing area for

Read more ...

Personnel is Policy: Tillerson, Trump’s Cabinet, and the Arctic


Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson. Picture via Don Emmert, Nicholas Kamm/Getty. When the Arctic Council meets in Fairbanks, Alaska, for the

Read more ...

Lessons from Iceland: Kicking the fossil fuel addiction


When one thinks of the Arctic, certain words spring to mind: cold, dark and remote. For settlements in the far

Read more ...

Whose Fish? Looking at Svalbard’s Fisheries Protection Zone


When looking at Svalbard, one needs to appreciate its history to understand the unique position that it holds in the

Read more ...

On The Trans Mountain Pipeline Project: Interview with Tony Penikett


On 1 November 2016, Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, released the report of the Ministerial Panel on the

Read more ...

IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON INDUSTRIAL AND ARTISANAL FISHERIES, AND CULTURE OF MARINE FISH: GLOBAL ROLE OF BRICS


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Dr Carolina A. Freire, Professor of Animal

Read more ...

HSE Petroleum Regulations – BRICS And The Arctic


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Celma Regina Hellebust, Lawyer and Honorary Vice-Consul for Brazil

Read more ...
Search