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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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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COVID-19: Health Policy Challenges and Federal Response in the Canadian Arctic

Doctor in protective medical mask over flag of Canada. © Jernej Furman/Flickr. Justin Barnes Over the past few weeks, Polar

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Total liquefaction: Arctic LNG on the rise?

Equinor (formerly, Statoil)’s Hammerfest LNG in Melkøya in northern Norway. © Joakim Aleksander Mathisen/Flickr. Nadia French It is not a secret

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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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China’s Coronavirus Diplomacy?

Image by Terri Sharp from Pixabay. Prof Ilan Kelman Professor of Disasters and Health, University College London, UK Professor II,

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Listening to Arctic Voices in Extractive Industries

Rachael Lorna Johnstone and Anne Merrild Hansen in Tasiilaq. Dr Rachael Lorna Johnstone Adjunct Professor of Law, Ilisimatusarfik, Greenland; Professor of

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40 @ -40°: Veteran Negotiators Distill Yukon Treaty’s First Principles in Whitehorse

Tony Penikett Former Premier of Yukon As the Territory’s minister responsible for Yukon First Nations treaty negotiations and the Umbrella

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Is this the End of the Arctic Council and Arctic Governance as we know it?

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participates in the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 7,

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Should We Plan for Polar Humanitarianism?

Dogs to the rescue in a whiteout on Svalbard? By Ilan Kelman Prof Ilan Kelman The polar regions are often

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Alaska’s Changing Oil Landscape and the BP-Hilcorp Deal: What’s at stake?

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline spans 1,300 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Alaska. Photo by Luca Galuzzi

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India’s SaGHAA: Where the Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas meet

Hriday Sarma Hriday Sarma, India Fellow at Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI), recently spoke to Dr Sulagna Chattopadhyay, President

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From Dales Voe to Scapa Flow: Scotland, a Leading Marine Hub for the Arctic

Scapa Flow © Damien Entwistle/Flickr. Peter Sherwin On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy

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The North holds the Key: Unlocking Canada-Scotland Trade Potential

Dr Dwayne Menezes and Dr Karen Everett On Monday, 23 September 2019, the Scottish Government launched Scotland’s first Arctic Policy Framework

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