Russia’s Proposed Extended Continental Shelf in the Arctic Ocean: Science Setting the Stage for Law

Prof Kamrul Hossain On 31 March 2021, Russia lodged two submissions with the United Nations Commission on the Limits of

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The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics

Press Conference of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarsson

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The New Fish Wave: The Iceland Ocean Cluster turns 10

Dr Thor Sigfusson Today, 24 May, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Iceland Ocean Cluster (IOC). Ever since its

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Arctic Stewardship in Reaching Net Zero – Carbon Capture Solutions

Secretary of State Antony J Blinken and Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson tour the Hellisheidi Geothermal Plant –

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The Geopolitics of Rebuilding New Zealand’s Scott Base in Antarctica

(Image: Scott Base in Antarctica © Dr Alan Hemmings) On 20 May 2021, the New Zealand Government announced its 2021

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A RARE Opportunity: How Greenland came to be central to the Biden Presidency

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Greenlandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Business, Trade, and Climate Pele Broberg; Faroese Minister of

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How will Finland’s Arctic Strategy change?

Prof Timo Koivurova looks at how Finland’s new Arctic Strategy, currently in the process of finalisation, differs from the previous

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Launch of Report: The Case for a Five Eyes Critical Minerals Alliance focusing on Greenland

New report by PRPI Director Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes calls on the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory

Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes On the occasion of its fifth

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG)

© gags9999/Flickr Title: All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG) Purpose: To strengthen the UK-Greenland relationship on matters political, economic,

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Greenland’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Foreign Minister address UK MPs and Peers in historic meeting

Greenland’s Foreign Minister Steen Lynge (left) and Deputy Foreign Minister Kenneth Hœegh (right) London, 28 January 2021 The first ever

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The Arctic Circle Road: The Road to Freedom?

The construction of the Arctic Circle Road, connecting Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut, commenced in 2020. © Dwayne Menezes Justin Barnes On

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World first as UK Parliament establishes cross-party group dedicated to Greenland

London, 16 November 2020 The UK Parliament has become the first in the world, outside the Kingdom of Denmark, to

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The Future of US Arctic Policy under President Biden: Policy Recommendations

© Joe Biden Press Conference 2020/Flickr. Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Founder and Managing Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative After

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THE IDITAROD IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: ONE LOOK INSIDE THE COVID-19 STORM

© Anita Parlow, 2020. Anita Parlow  The Iditarod Committee, located in Wasilla, Alaska, has announced that 57 mushers signed up

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After the British revival of OneWeb, what next for sat comms in the Arctic?

The collapse of OneWeb in March was just the latest in a string of failures in the satellite sector. The

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Polar Podcasts: Stories from Greenland’s Geologists

Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) is delighted to partner with Julie Hollis in bringing you Polar Podcasts, a new

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Geostrategic Futures in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica

Dr Claire Nettle Rapid political, social and environmental change presents challenges for the management of Arctic and Antarctic regions. Climate

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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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