Justin Barnes

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j.barnes@polarconnection.org

Justin Barnes is a Fellow at Polar Research and Policy Initiative. He is also an MA candidate in the Sustainability Studies program at Trent University’s School of the Environment where his research is focusing on the sustainable development of Canada’s coastal communities on the Arctic Ocean. As part of this research, Justin is currently exploring the concept of environmental security, the role this form of security plays in shaping social, economic, and environmental policies, and its influence on resource and infrastructure development in the Arctic. Justin is also actively involved in the sport of Sailing and represented Canada internationally on the World Sailing circuit as an athlete on the Canadian Sailing Team for five years (2013 – 2018).