Livelihood, cruelty, extinction? The recent killings of Atlantic white-sided dolphins in the Faroe Islands

Image by Annie Spratt from Unsplash. Dr Nikolas Sellheim Dr Nikolas Sellheim investigates and evaluates the international outcry in response

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Contextualising the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use

Image by Renaldo Matamoro on Unsplash. Dr Nikolas Sellheim Dr Nikolas Sellheim investigates and evaluates whether the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration

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Mining in Greenland – Down, but not out

Mikkel Schøler On November 9, the ruling coalition in Greenland consisting of IA and Naleraq passed legislation banning not only

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory

Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Project Lead: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Project Team: Mikhail Radkevitch, Helena Roberts,

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Coronavirus Observatory: Tracking the Pandemic in the Arctic and the Antarctic

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg discusses the COVID-19 pandemic at the Norwegian Government’s press conference for children, 16 March 2020.

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Why should Bangladesh seek an observer seat on the Arctic Council?

Prof Kamrul Hossain The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum comprising the eight circumpolar Arctic states – Canada, Denmark,

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A Radioactive Limit – What is next for Greenlandic mineral extraction?

© Mikkel Schøler Mikkel Schøler The Kuannersuit mining project hearing is officially still underway with a September 13 deadline. Still,

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Finland’s New Strategy for Arctic Policy

Nina Brander, Secretary General of the Arctic Advisory Board in the Strategy Department of the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office and

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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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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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