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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10: Niels Henriksen: Mapping the Caledonian Fold Belt – the Alps of East Greenland


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear more from Niels Henriksen, emeritus senior scientist at the Geological Survey of Denmark

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09: Kent Brooks – Earliest drilling of the remarkable Skaergaard layered intrusion


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear more from Kent Brooks – Emeritus Professor at the Geological Museum in Copenhagen

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08: Brian Upton – Beginnings of understanding plate tectonics, “a hell of an exciting time!”


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear more from Brian Upton, Professor at the University of Edinburgh, about his early

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07: Niels Henriksen – Lifting the ‘iron curtain’ on geological mapping Northeast Greenland


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear more from Niels Henriksen, emeritus senior scientist at the Geological Survey of Denmark

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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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06: Kent Brooks – The Plane Crash


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear from Kent Brooks, Emeritus Professor at the Geological Museum in Copenhagen, about a

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05: Brian Upton – Mapping the unusual alkaline rocks of the Gardar Province


Julie Hollis In this episode of Polar Podcasts, we hear more from Brian Upton, Emeritus Professor of Geology at the

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04: Bjørn Thomassen – ‘Taken in’ – Beginnings that led to 42 summers exploring Greenland


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear from Bjørn Thomassen, Emeritus senior scientist at the Geological Survey of Denmark and

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03: Kent Brooks – The kindling of a 50-year career studying East Greenland


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear from Kent Brooks, Emeritus Professor from the Geological Museum in Copenhagen, about how

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02: Brian Upton – “Ilimaussaq is magic” – Beginnings of a lifelong passion for alkaline rocks


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear from Brian Upton, Emeritus Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, about

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01: Niels Henriksen – The beginnings of a more than half-century career mapping Greenland


Julie Hollis In this episode, we hear from Niels Henriksen, known to many as Oscar, Emeritus senior scientist with the

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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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