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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The United States Navy Arctic Roadmap for 2014 to 2030 (February 2014)


Executive Summary The United States is an Arctic nation through the state of Alaska and its surrounding territorial and Exclusive

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New Swedish Environmental Policy for the Arctic (January 2016)


Image: © Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se In January 2016, the Government of Sweden published its new environmental strategy for the Arctic. The Government

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Report: Polar Code – An Opportunity for Finland’s Arctic Expertise (2016)


Government Communications Department  24.3.2016 13.09 PRESS RELEASE 124/2016 The Polar Code is a convention endorsed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which is

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Arctic Fishery Management Plan (August 2009)


In 2009, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council approved, and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) implemented, a new Fishery Management

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The Sea Ice is Our Highway: An Inuit Perspective on Transportation in the Arctic (March 2008)


This report from the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Canada, published in March 2008, contributed to the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment

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