Antarctic Land-Based Tourism: Having One’s Feet on the Ground


Antarctica: Cape Evans. © Eli Duke.  Max Daniels Land-based activities are a specialised and niche part of Antarctic tourism, which

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AMAP Assessment 2018: Arctic Ocean Acidification. PRPI Fellow Brooks Kaiser among Lead Authors


Prof. Brooks Kaiser, Head of the Fisheries Unit at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, is one of the lead authors

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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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Small Players in the Big Game? The Arctic and its Small States


The Arctic Council (AC) offers the Arctic states a forum for discussion and cooperation on an equal footing. This is

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What is Japan’s Arctic Interest?


Japan’s special ambassador in charge of Arctic affairs Kazuko Shiraishi at the Arctic Circle Assembly, in Reykjavik. Photo via Arcticcircle.org

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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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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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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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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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On The Lamentations of Zeno


At a Bureau de Change, I recently spoke to a woman about her holiday plans to the Maldives. She was

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What is China’s Interest in the Arctic?


The representatives of the People’s Republic of China at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2015. China is an observer in the Arctic

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Many Strong Voices for the Arctic and Tropical Islands


Credits: Many Strong Voices – Christine Germano By Ilan Kelman and John Crump. Tropical island and Arctic communities have faced

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What is the connection between Singapore and the Arctic region?


Image: Crew members of an icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean. This article was written by Sam Tan and published in

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United States National Ocean Policy – Relevant Documents (2009-2016)


On June 12, 2009, President Obama sent a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and Federal agencies establishing an Interagency Ocean

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