One Arctic or Two? Polar Geopolitics in the Wake of the Ukraine Conflict


Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, and Sergei Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, speak at the 12th Arctic Council

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The World Needs the Arctic Council Now More Than Ever


Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 7, 2019. Barry

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Third Pole’s View on the North Pole – India’s Arctic Policy


Kanagavalli Suryanarayanan The Arctic Policy of India, titled ‘India’s Arctic Policy: Building a Partnership for Sustainable Development’, has been published

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Ukraine Stands Alone Calling for Sanctioning of Russia During IMO Extraordinary Council Meeting


Image: The headquarters of the International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London © Lord Harris Igor Putinovich Following two days of

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Prof Akiho Shibata: How can the Antarctic Treaty System respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine?


Prof Akiho Shibata Professor of International Law and Director, Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) Kobe University (Japan) Prof Akiho Shibata

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Does the Antarctic Treaty System have a moral duty to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine


Dr Alan Hemmings Adjunct Professor, Gateway Antarctica Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research University of Canterbury (New Zealand) Russia’s invasion

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Statement of the International Committee of Indigenous Peoples of Russia


International Committee of Indigenous Peoples of Russia WE – the undersigned representatives of the Indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia

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Ukraine: Why this war is different


Prof Rachael Lorna Johnstone Professor of Law University of Akureyri (Iceland) and Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) For the dead, the

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The Ukraine Invasion signals an earthquake in Arctic and Nordic politics


A member of the Territorial Defense Forces of Ukraine stands inside the damaged Kharkiv regional administration building in the aftermath

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Nordic Plus: International Cooperation in the Arctic enters a New Era


Image: 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. © Arctic Council/Flickr. Prof Dr Stefan Kirchner MJI Research Professor of Arctic Law; Head

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Why the Ukraine Invasion is not about NATO


“The Russian bear is visibly taken aback by a brave Ukrainian.” © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Igor Putinovich Ever since Russia began amassing

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Trade, Canada’s Territories and the Arctic Council’s Asian Observers


Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau at the 44th G7 summit. (Government of

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The GCC-Russia-China LNG Triangle and Role of Transnational Knowledge Networks: Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen


Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen (Professor, Barents Chair in Politics, University of Tromsø), with Tero Vauraste (Chair of the Arctic Economic Council)

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The Need to Consider Chinese Tourism in Antarctica


China’s Great Wall station, Antarctica (Source: Panoramio). Max Daniels Chinese foreign policy is receiving ever more attention in Western policy

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India as a Polar Stakeholder: Interview with Dr M Ravichandran


India’s new Antarctic research station, Bharati. (Courtesy of Boo Architekten and NCAOR.) Hriday Ch Sarma Hriday Sarma, India Fellow at

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Growing Alaskan-Chinese Trade at Risk from Trade War


Source: ADFG By Liz Bowman and Brooks Kaiser The escalating trade war between China and the US may force Alaskan

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The Security Implications of China-Greenland Relations


By Kenty Dubois and Alessandro Gagaridis Introduction After the Cold War, the security context in the Arctic has been characterised

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The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC): India’s Grand Plan for Northern Connectivity


The INSTC, alongside relevant European transport corridors and regional transportation networks. © Dwayne Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Hriday

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India’s Engagement with the Polar Regions


Bharati, India’s Antarctic Research Station ©BOF Architekten Background Introduction to India’s Involvement The signing of the Svalbard Treaty in February

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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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