Now and Never: Banning Hydrocarbon Extraction in Antarctica Forever


Dr Patrick Flamm and Dr Alan Hemmings The Glasgow Climate Pact called the 2020s a “critical decade” for still meeting

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Antarcticness Affects Us All


Prof Ilan Kelman Professor of Disasters and Health, University College London, UK Professor II, University of Agder, Norway Member of

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory


Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Project Lead: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Project Team: Mikhail Radkevitch, Helena Roberts,

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Contextualising the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use


Image by Renaldo Matamoro on Unsplash. Dr Nikolas Sellheim Dr Nikolas Sellheim investigates and evaluates whether the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration

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Mining in Greenland – Down, but not out


Mikkel Schøler On November 9, the ruling coalition in Greenland consisting of IA and Naleraq passed legislation banning not only

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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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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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