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)

Read more ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation features PRPI’s Session at Arctic Encounter Symposium 2019


Thomson Reuters Foundation features PRPI’s session on North American Arctic Borders at 6th Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle. North American

Read more ...

Dwayne Menezes speaks to Devex about Key Development Challenges in the North


PRPI Director Dr Dwayne R Menezes speaks to Devex about the key development challenges in the Far North. SEATTLE —

Read more ...

What Canada’s Budget 2019 Means For the Arctic


Dawn at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. © joiseyshowaa | Flickr Andrew Chater Introduction On 19 March 2019, the government of Canada

Read more ...

Canada’s 2019 Federal Budget and the Arctic


Parliament Hill, Ottawa. © Asif A Ali Justin Barnes On 19 March 2019, the federal government of Canada released their

Read more ...

The Presidency of Donald Trump in the Arctic Council


President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation and President Sauli

Read more ...

Export Trade from the Canadian Territories: A Closer Look


Iqaluit, Nunavut. Photo by Aaron M Lloyd. Karen Everett In a previous article, I provided an overview of international trade

Read more ...

The Model Arctic Council: An Opportunity for Innovative Policy Dialogue


Justin Barnes and Brittany Ennis From 29 October to 2 November 2018, while the Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic

Read more ...

The Trillion-Dollar Reason for an Arctic Infrastructure Standard


Iron ore is regularly transported by train from Sweden to the Norwegian coast, one example of the growing number of

Read more ...

Delegates from 20 Nations convene in the United Kingdom for Arctic Encounter London 2019


Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) and the Arctic Encounter host the first Arctic Encounter London in London, UK, on

Read more ...

When the Kingdom Comes: Saudi Arabia in the Arctic


Richard Clifford It is often said that what happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic but affects

Read more ...

Dr Nikolas Sellheim on The Seal Hunt: Cultures, Economies and Legal Regimes


© Nikolas Sellheim Lana Ollier and Nikolas Sellheim For the January edition of Polar Matters, Lana Ollier, Fellow at Polar Research

Read more ...

Iceland’s Biodome – A Global Leader in Sustainability, Tourism and Geo Climate Technology


An architect’s impression of ALDIN Biodome Reykjavik – A geo climate oasis, wellness attraction and all-weather destination in Reykjavik.  ©

Read more ...

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

Read more ...

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

Read more ...

Arctic Marine Resource Governance: Interview with Dr Brooks Kaiser


Lana Ollier Lana Ollier, Fellow at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, speaks to Dr Brooks Kaiser, the Head of the Fisheries Unit

Read more ...

The Quest for an Arctic University in Canada


Yukon College, Whitehorse, Yukon. Justin Barnes Introduction The quest for an Arctic university in Canada has been a long one,

Read more ...

Arctic Antibiotics – The Hunt for New Medicines in the Arctic


Figure 1: The future of medicine could be hiding here, on the Arctic seabed where unknown organisms dwell (NSF, 2005)

Read more ...

Reversing Extinction – What could the plan to resurrect the Woolly Mammoth mean for the Arctic ecosystem? 


Lyuba, a mummified woolly mammoth calf that lived 42,000 years ago, at the Royal BC Museum in Canada. © Province

Read more ...

Yours, Mine or Ours? The Kvanefjeld Multi-Element Project in Narsaq, Greenland


Narsaq, Greenland. © jtstewart By Mariel Kieval Introduction Climate change has already begun to take a toll on the amount

Read more ...
Search