Antarctic Land-Based Tourism: Having One’s Feet on the Ground


Antarctica: Cape Evans. © Eli Duke.  Max Daniels Land-based activities are a specialised and niche part of Antarctic tourism, which

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Maine Trade Mission to the UK & Ireland, September 2018


Commissioner Denise Garland of the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development; UK Regional Envoy to the US, Mark Garnier

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Trade and the Canadian North


(L to R) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo

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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

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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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Scottish Affairs Committee’s first session on ‘Scotland and the High North’


Polar Research and Policy Initiative Director, Dr Dwayne Menezes, presented oral evidence as an expert to the Scottish Affairs Committee’s

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Scotland urged to go ‘Nordic’ to boost tourism and trade


Article published in The Sunday Herald, on 22 January, 2017: ‘Scotland urged to go ‘Nordic’ to boost tourism and trade’. Dr

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Greenland: The UK’s Strategic Partner in the North?


In the light of the recent developments in the UK, Lana Ollier, Associate at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, speaks

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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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Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee Report


The UK government response to the House of Lords Select Committee report on the Arctic: Responding to a Changing Arctic,

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Responding to a Changing Arctic: Report of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic


The UK – the northernmost country below the Arctic Circle – needs to up its game or risk being ‘outmanoeuvred’

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Adapting To Change: UK policy towards the Arctic


The UK Government published this Arctic Policy Framework on 17 October 2013, setting out its overall approach to the Arctic.

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