Cooperation between Russia and China in the Arctic


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Professor Valery Konyshev, Professor at the School of

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Whose Fish? Looking at Svalbard’s Fisheries Protection Zone


When looking at Svalbard, one needs to appreciate its history to understand the unique position that it holds in the

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PRPI Fellow Barbora Padrtova speaks to Slovak News TelevisioN Televízia TA3


Polar Research and Policy Initiative Fellow Barbora Padrtova spoke to Slovak News Television Televízia TA3 about Putin’s annual Presidential Address

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Prospects of the BRICS in the Arctic cooperation


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Dr Maria Lagutina, Associate Professor and Vice-Head

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Arctic Resilience Report: Interview with Project Director Marcus Carson


On the occasion of the launch of the Arctic Resilience Report, on 25 November 2016, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Fellow

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Launch of the Arctic Resilience Report: An Overview


Amidst a growing number of headlines about rapid and turbulent change in the Arctic, a major new study, the Arctic

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BRICS in the Arctic: Views on the Arctic Circle Assembly Panel, by Sergio Trindade


The fourth Arctic Circle Assembly took place in Reykjavík on 7-9 October 2016. More than 2 thousand people attended. This

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BRICS in the Arctic: Emerging Opportunities for Collaborative Initiatives


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Sergio C. Trindade, President of SE2T International,

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On The Trans Mountain Pipeline Project: Interview with Tony Penikett


On 1 November 2016, Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, released the report of the Ministerial Panel on the

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IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON INDUSTRIAL AND ARTISANAL FISHERIES, AND CULTURE OF MARINE FISH: GLOBAL ROLE OF BRICS


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Dr Carolina A. Freire, Professor of Animal

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HSE Petroleum Regulations – BRICS And The Arctic


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Celma Regina Hellebust, Lawyer and Honorary Vice-Consul for Brazil

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Arctic Geohazards in response to Climate Change: A Short Briefing


A cabin along Alaska’s Arctic coast was recently washed into the ocean because the bluff it was sitting on eroded

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Mental Health and Suicide in Canada and Greenland


Photo via Tiina Törmänen Arctic politics have long been relegated to the back burner when it comes to political awareness

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Expert View: How the Outcome of the U.S. Election Affects the Arctic.


Article published in Arctic Deeply. November 9, 2016: ‘Expert View: How the Outcome of the U.S. Election Affects the Arctic.’

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Finding the Middle Ground: Reggie Joule and the President’s Task Force


Reggie Joule, former mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough, was one of the two indigenous representatives on the President’s State,

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The Icelandair Saga: Passing with Flying Colours


Image via Icelandair Although the idea is already a few decades old, it is much more recently that Nordic countries

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Decision 2016: Clinton’s Arctic


As the ‘Decision 2016‘ article on the regional implications of a Trump Presidency outlined, this November’s election is a seminal moment

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent is the Second Lowest on Record, but What of Antarctica?


View of the Earth on 21 September 2005 with the full Antarctic region visible. Image via NASA. The paradoxical behaviour

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The 9th International Penguin Congress: ‘The future is not looking rosy’


Image via Antarctica Bound – Flickr  Early September, Cape Town played host to the 9th International Penguin Congress (IPC9), a

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Disruption over Macquarie Island calls for some clever Antarctic thinking


Photo via AAP/Paul Carter Last week, the Australian Antarctic Division announced that they would close Macquarie Island research station by

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