A Radioactive Limit – What is next for Greenlandic mineral extraction?


© Mikkel Schøler Mikkel Schøler The Kuannersuit mining project hearing is officially still underway with a September 13 deadline. Still,

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The New Fish Wave: The Iceland Ocean Cluster turns 10


Dr Thor Sigfusson Today, 24 May, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Iceland Ocean Cluster (IOC). Ever since its

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Arctic Stewardship in Reaching Net Zero – Carbon Capture Solutions


Secretary of State Antony J Blinken and Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson tour the Hellisheidi Geothermal Plant –

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A RARE Opportunity: How Greenland came to be central to the Biden Presidency


Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Greenlandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Business, Trade, and Climate Pele Broberg; Faroese Minister of

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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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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 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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Polar Podcasts: Stories from Greenland’s Geologists


Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) is delighted to partner with Julie Hollis in bringing you Polar Podcasts, a new

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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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