How will Finland’s Arctic Strategy change?


Prof Timo Koivurova looks at how Finland’s new Arctic Strategy, currently in the process of finalisation, differs from the previous

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Launch of Report: The Case for a Five Eyes Critical Minerals Alliance focusing on Greenland


New report by PRPI Director Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes calls on the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory


Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes On the occasion of its fifth

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG)


© gags9999/Flickr Title: All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG) Purpose: To strengthen the UK-Greenland relationship on matters political, economic,

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Greenland’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Foreign Minister address UK MPs and Peers in historic meeting


Greenland’s Foreign Minister Steen Lynge (left) and Deputy Foreign Minister Kenneth Hœegh (right) London, 28 January 2021 The first ever

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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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World first as UK Parliament establishes cross-party group dedicated to Greenland


London, 16 November 2020 The UK Parliament has become the first in the world, outside the Kingdom of Denmark, to

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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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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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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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